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Among the Living, by Jonathan Rabb

Among the Living - Jonathan Rabb

Yitzhak Goldah has survived the camps and, as Jonathan Rabb’s Among the Living opens, is being welcomed by his only surviving relatives in Savannah, Georgia. Yitzhak has recovered physically, but he feels numb. He doesn’t care when his cousins suggest changing his name to Ike (to be less obviously Jewish) or working in their shoe shop. He doesn’t care much about the heat and humidity. He doesn’t even seem to care much when people ask him what “it” was like and how he survived. Among the Living has a meandering plot, but it is at its heart a story about a man rejoining the living, breathing world...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review consideration.