Psychological Literary Fiction

New PDF release: Crossing the Hudson

By Peter Jungk,David Dollenmayer

Gustav Rubin, a fur broker in Vienna, flies to big apple to spend the summer time together with his spouse and kids in a lake condominium north of town. whilst he arrives past due at JFK, he's met through his opinionated, unrelenting mom, Rosa. They lease a vehicle and set out for Lake Gilead. yet Gustav loses his approach, and son and mom turn out at the mistaken part of the river. searching for the suitable path north, they turn into trapped at the Tappan Zee Bridge within the traffic congestion of all site visitors jams–a truck transporting poisonous chemical substances has grew to become over–and Gustav and mom stay gridlocked excessive above the Hudson River. Gustav starts to consider his loved father, a popular highbrow, now 11 months lifeless. Then, in a shocking, hugely unique twist important of Kafka, either Gustav and mom see the physique – “the sizeable, golem-like fatherbody” – of Ludwig David Rubin floating bare within the waters below.

Crossing the Hudson
is a profound meditation on a Jewish kin and its prior, specially the lasting distorting results on a son of a well-known, very important father and a clinging, overwhelming mom, and of the variations among the iteration of eu highbrow refugees who arrived within the usa through the moment global struggle and the youngsters of that generation.

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