Chains Around the Grass by Naomi Ragen

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Sara is barely six years-old when her father shockingly vanishes from her life. Her mother Ruth, a dreamy and reluctant housewife is left widowed with three small children and the bitter knowledge that she will somehow have to pick up the pieces. Sara finds her own way to escape, and to survive.

A bittersweet and moving tale of childhood and the loss of innocence, the best-selling author of Jepthe's Daughter, Sotah, and the Ghost of Hannah Mendes brings the added intensity of a searing personal memoir to this story of growing up, betrayal and the unending resilience of family love.
 

About Naomi Ragen

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Naomi Ragen is the author of five international bestsellers, including "Jephte's Daughter" and "The Ghost of Hannah Mendes," Her weekly email columns on life in the Middle East are read and distributed by thousands of subscribers worldwide. An American, she has lived in Jerusalem for the past thirty-three years and was recently voted one of the three most popular authors in Israel.
 
Published July 21, 2013 by Toby Press. 237 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But as Dave begins building his company, he decides the family should move from their house in New Jersey to the cheaper projects in New York.

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Chains Around the Grass is an interesting and somewhat disturbing story about a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional family.

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