Monday, July 21, 2014

Jo Joe

Sally Wiener Grotta stopped by Congregation B'nai Israel right before a heavy storm, to talk with me about her novel Jo Joe. It's the story of a mixed-race Jewish woman with deep prejudices about the Pennsylvania town where she grew up, and to which she has now returned.

Read a free excerpt of the book here.




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