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Simon and Schuster

English - 246 pages - ISBN-10: 0743291573 - ISBN-13: 9780743291576

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A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION A FINALIST FOR THE SAMI ROHR PRIZE FOR JEWISH LITERATURE For Ronit Krushka, thirty-two and single, who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Orthodox Judaism is a suffocating culture she fled long ago. When she learns that her estranged father, the preeminent rabbi of the London Orthodox Jewish community in which she was raised, has died, she must return home for the first time in years. There, amid the traditional ebb and flow of the community, Ronit reminds herself of her dual mission: to mourn and to collect a single heirloom -- her mother's Shabbat candlesticks. But when Ronit reconnects with her complex and beloved cousin Dovid as well as with a forbidden childhood sweetheart, she becomes more than just a stranger in her old home -- she becomes a threat. Set at the crossroads of tradition and modernity, of personal desires and the demands of God, Disobedience is about the importance of moving on and what we lose when we do -- and it is about the tendency toward disobedience that we all possess.

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Sarah Craig

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Christopher Cunningham

Liked it very much

Ivan Thompson

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

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