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In the stories that comprise Foreign Brides , women (and men) cope with marriage across cultures in London, New York, and a constellation of European and Israeli cities. Transplanted from one country to another, women like Israeli Nora, Russian Vera, and German Paula settle into lives of persistently unfamiliar if not utterly strange routines, lives that are stirred up from time to time with a very crooked stick. With perfect pitch and a poker face, Lappin has composed these insidiously funny tales about love and survival in an international no-man's land of marriage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312267377
ISBN-10: 0312267371
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Picador USA
Publisher: Picador USA
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Elena Lappin

Elena Lappin was born in Moscow and grew up in Prague and Hamburg. She has edited two anthologies of European writing in English translation and was editor of the Jewish Quarterly. She lives with her husband and three children in London.

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