The Puzzle King

The Puzzle King

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Here's a memorable tale of two unlikely heroes: the lively, beautiful Flora and her husband, the brooding, studious Simon, two immigrants, both sent to America by their families to find a better life. An improbable match, they meet in New York City and fall in love. Simon—inventor of the jigsaw puzzle—eventually makes his fortune. Now wealthy, Flora and Simon become obsessed with rescuing those they left behind in Europe, loved ones whose fates will be determined by growing anti-Semitism on both sides of the Atlantic. The Puzzle King explores a fascinating moment in history with a cast of characters who endure with dignity, grace, and hope for the future
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781565125940
1565125940
Branch Call Number: FIC Cart
Characteristics: 344 p. ; 22 cm

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