The Bone Weaver

The Bone Weaver

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Following the death of her lifelong friend, professor Mimi Zilber sets off on a journey to discover how she came to this lonely place in her life, and why she is running from the opportunity to love. The Bone Weaver is a blend of history and fiction created around three generations of women - beginning with Mimi's great-grandmother Malka - and their struggles to survive pogroms, illness, and the violence of shtetl life in 19th Century Eastern Europe. By taking apart the family tapestry thread by thread, and then studying these women and their daily lives of uncertainty, tragedy, and joy, Mimi learns important lessons about courage and the will to survive. And in her discovery of what makes these women remarkable, she also discovers more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 140.2 x 215.9 x 14.5mm | 290.3g
  • Elton-Wolf Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 1586190210
  • 9781586190217

About Victoria Zackheim

Victoria Zackheim is the author of The Bone Weaver and originator of In addition to being a freelance book editor, she teaches creative writing in the UCLA Writers’ Program and is an adjunct instructor at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT. The author writes book reviews for the San Francisco Chronicle and is a frequent guest commentator on The Mimi Geerges Show, heard on public radio. Ms. Zackheim lives in San more

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