Who Will Pray for Me? Written by Gregory Babin Edited by Susanne Babin Paper
A Jewish family lives under the oppressive rule in Czarist Russia. Jake grows up first as a Jew, secondly as a tailor, and lastly as a Cossack. He is known for his strength and fighting ability. He fears nobody, but everybody fears him He perfects the tricks of the French apache.
Jake’s family face progroms and realize they must escape to New York for the survival. The HIAS organization helps the family. They are thankful to practice Judaism in America. He enters the Army during WWII as a First Lieutenant assigned to accounting in Paris. A scandal develops and Jake is unrighteously blamed.
Throughout his life, Jake, is tormented by women. He marries a wicked lady who bothers him sexually, physically and mentally. His escape is amnesia. The story continues with Jakes parents hunting him down, discovering him in Hawaii, and then the Army moves him to Walter Reed for psychiatric care. He returns home, but the woos of his marriage continue.
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This is a confounding book. At best, this was Gregory Babin’s idea of a wink and a nod at the generational novels that first became popular in the late ‘70s and ‘80s. At worst, it’s Babin’s misogynistic fantasy.Read Full Review of Who Will Pray For Me