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✉ Best Not Our Kind: A Novel to read ͊ Book Author Kitty Zeldis ᾧ ✉ Best Not Our Kind: A Novel to read ͊ Book Author Kitty Zeldis ᾧ A young Jewish teacher and a WASPy married woman find an unexpected connection in post World War II New York Zeldis paints a vivid picture of two separate New Yorks in the 1940sEleanors shabby clothes and budget meals versus Patricias fancy dresses and staff prepared dinners Their twin journeys toward independenceEleanors from her mother and Patricias from her husbandshow that no matter how much money a woman had, she was still constrained by the misogyny and stifling gender roles of the time A compelling tale of friendship, class, prejudice, and love Kirkus Reviews Zeldis uses the rich details of post war New Yorkthe music, the clothes, the cocktailsto tell the story of two women looking for fulfillment Booklist Let the glorious period details wash all over youthe clothes, the glamour, the excitement of New York, circa 1947 But the most remarkable achievement in NOT OUR KIND is the complex relationship between women from two different worlds that Kitty Zeldis expertly explores.The questions and prejudices that each woman has to confront are issues we are still exploring today, which makes this novel timely as well as entertaining Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Girls in the Picture Kitty Zeldis has a gift for making even the smallest details of the past shine with vivid color The story she tells in NOT OUR KINDof two women in post World War II New York trying to forge lives of integrity and purposeresonates with the struggles of women today Compelling, frank, and all too real, NOT OUR KIND kept me reading long into the night Lauren Belfer, National Jewish Book Award winning author of And After the Fire NOT OUR KIND transports the reader back to 1947, to the heart of New Yorks WASP yUpper East Side Zeldis has written a powerful and page turning account of what happens when Eleanor smart, beautiful, and Jewish is employed as a tutor by the troubled Bellamy family, and finds herself out of place in their world Can the fox and the hound ever truly be friends This engaging novel succeeds in putting a fresh, feminine spin on that question Suzanne Rindell, author of THE OTHER TYPIST and EAGLE CRANE Kitty Zeldis is one of those rare writers who doesntjustweave a story, she creates a world In this case, 1947 New York vivid, dazzling, challenging where a young Jewish woman dares to cross the line into the land of WASP privilege, with unexpected results With deeply human characters and resonant themes, NOT OUR KIND kept me reading well into the night Jennie Fields, author of Lily Beach, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, and The Age of Desire Rich, evocative, and atmospheric, NOT OUR KIND by Kitty Zeldis is the story of two very different women whose chance meeting changes both their lives in the late 1940s New York Zeldis weaves a beautifully written story not only about class and womens roles, but also about love, friendship, motherhood, and coming of age I was absolutely captivated by this stunning historical novel Jillian Cantor, author of Margot and The Lost Letter Kitty Zeldis shakes open a map of postwar New York City and draws the reader right down onto its streets and into the lives of the women who walk them Her characters button up their coats and march their way through that decades particular disastersthe polio epidemic, religious prejudice, class divisions, generalized misogynydetermined to locate power and happiness for themselves and the ones they love Not Our Kind is a beautiful and compelling read Adrienne Sharp, author of The Magnificent Esme Wells A fun, absorbing read, Kitty Zeldis Not Our Kind takes place in post WWII New York City the novel touches on religious and class prejudices as well as misogyny, a topic especially poignant in the MeToo era were currently experiencing delving deeply into these issues set the stage for a personality and drama driven story It is entertaining and captures the flavor of the city and class differences well Not Our Kind is an enjoyable read Historical Novels ReviewWith echoes of Rules of Civility and The Boston Girl, a compelling and thought provoking novel set in postwar New York City, about two womenone Jewish, one a WASPand the wholly unexpected consequences of their meeting.One rainy morning in June, two years after the end of World War II, a minor traffic accident brings together Eleanor Moskowitz and Patricia Bellamy Their encounter seems fated Eleanor, a teacher and recent Vassar graduate, needs a job Patricias difficult thirteen year old daughter Margaux, recovering from polio, needs a private tutor.Though she feels out of place in the Bellamys rarefied and elegant Park Avenue milieu, Eleanor forms an instant bond with Margaux Soon the idealistic young woman is filling the bright young girls mind with Shakespeare and Latin Though her mother, a hat maker with a little shop on Second Avenue, disapproves, Eleanor takes pride in her work, even if she must use the name Moss to enter the Bellamys restricted doorman building each morning, and feels that Patricias husband, Wynn, may have a problem with her being Jewish.Invited to keep Margaux company at the Bellamys country home in a small town in Connecticut, Eleanor meets Patricias unreliable, bohemian brother, Tom, recently returned from Europe The spark between Eleanor and Tom is instant and intense Flushed with new romance and increasingly attached to her young pupil, Eleanor begins to feel comfortable with Patricia and much of the world she inhabits As the summer wears on, the two womens friendship growsuntil one hot summer evening, a line is crossed, and both Eleanor and Patricia will have to make important decisionschoices that will reverberate through their lives.Gripping and vividly told, Not Our Kind illuminates the lives of two women on the cusp of changeand asks how much our pasts can 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    • Not Our Kind: A Novel
    • 3.1
    • 240
    • Format Kindle
    • 352 pages
    • Kitty Zeldis
    • Anglais
    • 12 August 2017

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