Newly engaged and unthinkingly self-satisfied, twenty-eight-year-old Adam Newman is the prize catch of Temple Fortune, a small, tight-knit Jewish suburb of London. He has been dating Rachel Gilbert since they were both sixteen and now, to the relief and happiness of the entire Gilbert family, they are finally to marry. To Adam, Rachel embodies the highest values of Temple Fortune; she is innocent, conventional, and entirely secure in her community—a place in which everyone still knows the…
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For most boys in Eau Claire, WI, Camp Chippewa is a beloved rite of passage, but for lonely 12-year-old Nelson it's a trial by fire: the bruising start of his complicated journey into manhood. This book follows Nelson and his peers over 60 years, as the values they learned around the campfire are tested in love and war and challenged by the loyalties and pressures of adult life.