In the course of the season, Lucy battles her grandmother's attempts to sabotage Lucy's success, her parents' superstitious fears of anything that attracts attention to the Jews, and her brother's contention that what Lucy is doing is more a matter of ego than authentic religious feeling.
Paradise, New York explores the comforts and complexities of American ethnic identity with a charming commitment to laughter and love.
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When her unintended negligence causes the death of a popular guest, and when the hotel later burns down—in a fire that symbolizes what Lucy must lose before she really gains wisdom’she finally has to leave Paradise and head out into the world.| Read Full Review of Paradise, New York
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