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By Boris Fishman

ISBN-10: 0062287893

ISBN-13: 9780062287892

A singularly proficient author makes his literary debut with this provocative, soulful, and occasionally hilarious tale of a failed journalist requested to do the unthinkable: forge Holocaust-restitution claims for outdated Russian Jews in Brooklyn, New York.

Yevgeny Gelman, grandfather of Slava Gelman, ''didn't undergo within the unique way'' he must have suffered to qualify for the reparations the German executive has been paying out to Holocaust survivors. yet undergo he has—as a Jew within the battle, as a second-class citizen within the USSR, as an immigrant in the United States. So? Isn't his grandson a ''writer''?

High-minded Slava desires to placed all this immigrant-scraping in the back of him. simply the yank dream isn't really panning out for him: Century, the mythical journal the place he works as a researcher, wishes not anything larger from him. Slava desires to be an accurate, innocent American—but he desires to be a lionized author even more.

Slava's flip because the Forger of South Brooklyn teaches him that now not each truth is a fact and never each lie a falsehood. It takes greater than law-abiding to turn into an American; it takes an analogous self-reinvention at which his humans excel. Intoxicated and unmoored by means of his innovations, Slava dangers publicity. Cornered, he commits an irrevocable act that eventually supplies him a feeling of domestic in America—but no longer earlier than amassing an enduring cost from his family.

A alternative lifestyles is a gloomy, relocating, and fantastically written novel approximately kin, honor, and justice.

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