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York Jewish families, now turns to divorced middle-aged women in
Manhattan. The inflections and idiom o f this group have been well
captured.
V
ie r t e l
, J
o s e p h
.
Lifelines.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1982. 526 p.
A Jewish family-dynasty novel. A professor at the Institute o f
Medicine in Minsk in 1973 finds himself suddenly the target o f
government-ordained, anti-Jewish persecution. Encouraged to em ­
igrate, he discovers his Jewish identity and world-wide family ties
become important.
W
a r r e n
, C
h r is t o p h e r
.
The Allah conspiracy.
New York, Beaufort, 1981.
238 p.
Above-average terrorism thrills. In 1981, a large-scale terrorist
attack leads Israel to bomb Lebanese villages which in turn stimu­
lates a Palestinian colonel to plot a complicated act o f revenge.