From the streets of modern Israel to the barrooms of Brooklyn to a suburban New England synagogue, the characters in these10 stories search for love and acceptance in a world scarred by loss and loneliness. In The Madonna of Temple Beth Elohim, an Iraq war veteran sees a vision of the Virgin Mary on the eve of the Jewish high holidays. In My Darling Sweetheart Baby, a working-class drunk waits on his stoop for his disability check and the courage to proclaim his love to a local prostitute. And in the title story There Is No ...

There Is No Other 2010, Exile Editions

ISBN-13: 9781550961386

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