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by Allegra Goodman

Author: Allegra Goodman
Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
Language: English
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback (August 10, 1998)
Pages: 304 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.5
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This is the second book I have read by Allegra Goodman. Last year I read her beautiful novel "Kaaterskill Falls" which was a deserving National book Award finalist.

Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). This is the second book I have read by Allegra Goodman. In that work, which was a much more serious one than this earlier book, she depicted in beautiful detail the struggles within a small Jewish religious community. This has sent me back to her earlier books. Total Immersion" is her first, a collection of short stories which Ms. Goodman published at the age of 21.

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Total Immersion book. Featuring two new stories previously published in The New Yorker, Total Immersion is Allegra Goodman's first collection of short fiction-a masterful work from one of the most powerful and eloquent voices on the American literary landscape.

In these and other exquisite stories, Allegra Goodman fills rooms with laughter and voices, captures dinner parties, seaside picnics, academic grudges, shul politics, and the kind of hurts that only families and lovers can know.

Total Immersion: Stories Hardcover – May 1, 1989. by. Allegra Goodman (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

In "The Succession," the members of a prosperous Hawaii synagogue agree on almost nothing  . In these and other exquisite stories, Allegra Goodman fills rooms with laughter and voices, captures dinner parties, seaside picnics, academic grudges, shul politics, and the kind of hurts that only families and lovers can know.

Allegra Goodman has delighted readers with her critically acclaimed collections Total Immersion and The Family Markowitz, and her celebrated first novel, Kaaterskill Falls, which was a national bestseller and a National Book Award finalist.

In the end only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. ― Anonymous. Allegra Goodman has delighted readers with her critically acclaimed collections Total Immersion and The Family Markowitz, and her celebrated first novel, Kaaterskill Falls, which was a national bestseller and a National Book Award finalist. Abandoned by h. The Family Markowitz. by Allegra Goodman · Jane Hamilton.

The story collection Total Immersion was published in 1989 on the day she graduated from college with degrees in English and philosophy. Goodman went on to publish her short story cycle The Family Markowitz (1996) while pursuing a PhD in English at Stanford. Her breakout novel, Kaaterskill Falls, about an Orthodox Jewish community summering in the Catskills, appeared in 1998.

Allegra Goodman’s novels include Intuition, The Cookbook Collector, Paradise Park, and Kaaterskill Falls (a National Book Award finalist). FULL BIO. News Flash. The Chalk Artist wins the Massachusetts Book Award from the Massachusetts Book Council. Praise for Allegra Goodman. If any contemporary author deserves to wear the mantel of Jane Austen, it’s Goodman. -Publisher’s Weekly.

Readers of Total Immersion knew that Allegra Goodman was a young writer to reckon with. Goodman’s voice is fresh and distinctive as she limns a wry, funny, touching portrait of an American Jewish family in a brilliantly observed, lovingly rendered novel composed of interlocking stories. The Family Markowitz merely confirms this happy fact. SANFORD PINSKER, Hadassah Magazine. With wit, panache, and genuine affection for her characters, Goodma. ffers a saga of an archetypal Jewish-American family. Elegant writing and affectionate insight into the intertwined personalities.

In "The Succession," the members of a prosperous Hawaii synagogue agree on almost nothing. But when the president of the synagogue absconds with a small fortune, far deeper—and more troubling—rifts emerge...In "The Closet," Evelyn's sister flees her family to take up residence in the attic—while the shunned Evelyn finds herself slipping into the waters of her sister's soul....In "Wish List," an expert on terrorism, vacationing at an academic retreat in England,receives a late-night phone call from National Public Radio. Asked for commentary on a hostage situation of which he is ignorant, Ed can whisper only: "It's unspeakable."Total ImmersionIn these and other exquisite stories, Allegra Goodman fills rooms with laughter and voices, captures dinner parties, seaside picnics, academic grudges, shul politics, and the kind of hurts that only families and lovers can know. Featuring two new stories previously published in The New Yorker, Total Immersion is Allegra Goodman's first collection of short fiction—a masterful work from one of the most powerful and eloquent voices on the American literary landscape.