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The Ladies Auxiliary

by Tova Mirvis

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTova Mirvis.
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23243673M
ISBN 100393048144
LC Control Number99030720

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Her essays have appeared in various publications including the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, and Poets and Writers, and her fiction has been broadcast on NPR. She was a Scholar in Residence at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University, and Visiting Scholar at The /5(99).

Jan 01,  · The Ladies Auxiliary is essentially the Jewish version of Relief Society, complete with all the gossip, the cleaning fetishes and the casseroles. It's at once hilarious and heartbreaking. Narrated (brilliantly) in the first person PLURAL, it underscores the insider/outsider mentality/5.

Tova Mirvis is the author of three novels, Visible City, The Outside World, and The Ladies Auxiliary which was a national bestseller. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, Poets and Writers, and Good Housekeeping, and her fiction has been broadcast on National Public Radio/5(24).

The Ladies Auxiliary. The world of this confident, insightful debut novel is the tightly knit Orthodox Jewish community of Memphis, Tenn., a social structure that unravels when an unconventional New York convert settles there with her five-year-old daughter.

Newly widowed Batsheva Jacobs is both shockingly modern and fervently spiritual. Sep 05,  · An unforgettable story of uncommon atmosphere, profound insight, and winning humor, The Ladies Auxiliary is a triumphant work of fiction.

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An outsider brings awakening to a close-knit but closed-minded Jewish community in the novel The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis. Batsheva Jacobs, an eclectic Jewish convert, becomes the object of gossip on the first day that she moves in the Memphis Jewish community.

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The Ladies Auxiliary follows the uneasy movement of Batsheva--a newly widowed convert to the Jewish faith--as she and her five-year-old daughter, Ayala, unwittingly stir up trouble in the community.The Knights of Peter Claver and the Ladies Auxillary hosted their first CASTing call in the Lake Charles Sacred Heart Catholic Church, about human trafficking.

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