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Kaatskill Magic

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Kaatskill Magic by Ira Jay Flushman
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Description

The year is 1949 when Latvian refugee Shlomo lands at Ellis Island. Set loose on the shores of Manhattan's Lower East Side, he eventually finds a job at Murder Inc. Despite its unsettling name, Murder Inc. specializes in schlepping New York Jews up to the Kaatskill Mountains during the summer months. On his first trip, Shlomo picks up the enigmatic Mr. I-matchmaker, seer, and storyteller at the Neversink Inn-as well as a waitress and a man who describes himself only as a "seeker." Traveling Route 17 through the Borscht Belt en route to the inn, Shlomo and his passengers realize the Kaatskills have a magic and mysticism all of their own...and not just in a figurative sense. After a series of curious encounters, Shlomo's little band arrives at the Neversink Inn, where a final supernatural event awaits them in a magical stone chamber-offering insight and a moment that changes their world. Part "My Favorite Year," part "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," "Kaatskill Magic" offers an imaginative blend of New Age mysticism, Jewish culture, and New York history to tell a tale at once whimsical and deeply spiritual.

Author Biography

Ira Jay Flushman was born in Hollywood, California, and spent most of his youth there before relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area. Ira Jay has a diverse mix of training and education. He holds a BS in Personnel Management from Cal State University in Northridge. Formerly a Certified Acupuncturist, he currently makes his living as a professional photographer. He was also instrumental in establishing the Mill Valley Children's Theatre, where he dabbled in acting and began writing and producing children's plays. An avid interest in alternative health and metaphysics provided Ira Jay with an opportunity to coauthor "Hanging Out, The Upside Down Exercise Book" with Suki Rappaport. "Kaatskill Magic "is his first adult novel.
Release date Australia
November 5th, 2015
Pages
188
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Dimensions
152x229x10
ISBN-13
9781508906650
Product ID
24356724

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