A postmodern family saga by one of Americas freshest literary voices
Upon landing at Ellis Island in 1903, Esther and Hersh Lipshitz discover their son Reuven is missing. The child is never found, and decades later, Esther becomes convinced that the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh is her lost boy. Esthers manic obsession spirals out of control, leaving far-reaching effects on the entire Lipshitz lineage. In the present, we meet T Cooperthe last living Lipshitzwho struggles to make sense of all that came before him and what legacy he might leave behind.
About the Author
T Cooper is the author of the novel Some of the Parts (2002), and editor of the short story collection Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing (2006). T’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Believer, Poets & Writers, and Out, among several other publications and anthologies. T holds an MFA in writing from Columbia University and lives in New York City.
Praise for Lipshitz Six, or Two Angry Blondes…
Unusual and avowedly postmodern . . . [A] compelling story. (The New York Times)
Rich characters and unforgettable scenes . . . This [is] one strange, funny story. (The Dallas Morning News)
[T CooperÆs] talent lies in [her] ability to capture the endlessly complex nature of families and their shared memories. (The Washington Post)