Too Jewish

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When young, brainy Bernie Cooper escapes the Nazis and ends up in New Orleans, he thinks at first that he’s landed softly, almost immediately finding love with Letty, not only a nice Jewish girl, but fifth-generation Southern upper crust. But suddenly, snobberies he couldn’t even have guessed at are set in motion.  It seems Letty’s prominent Jewish parents hate him for being… too Jewish!

Patty Friedmann is the author of the novels Taken AwayToo Jewish,  A Little Bit Ruined,  Side Effects,  Secondhand Smoke,  Eleanor Rushing, and Odds, all currently in print, and of The Exact Image of Mother (Viking 1991) and Too Smart to Be Rich (New Chapter 1988). In 2001–2002, she was writer-in-residence at Tulane University. Patty has reviewed for Publishers WeeklyBrightleaf,  Short Story, and the Times-Picayune; her short stories have appeared in Horn Gallery,  Short Story,  LaLitXavier ReviewLife in the WakeNew Orleans Noir, and elsewhere; and she has had essays in Oxford American,  Speakeasy, and New Orleans Review.

Stage productions under the direction of  Carl Walker are The Accidental Jew and Lovely Rita.  She was included in The Great American Writers Cookbook and Christmas Stories from Louisiana in 2003, as well as in the collections My New Orleans in 2005 and Intersections in 2006.  She was the subject of the feature interview in the 2009 issue of Riverbend Review. Patty is technically married until she gets Medicare.  She reared two children, one of whom is Esme Roberson. She has three grandchildren, one of whom is Summer Roberson. She lives in New Orleans. (source)

Too Jewishby Patty Friedmann is available for iPhone,  iPod Touch,  iPad with free Amazon app  (download app – here)

Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 599 KB
Publisher: (December 6, 2010)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
Language: English
Price: $5.86  (Buy now)

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