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On Herring Cove Road: Mr. Rosen and His 43Lb Anxiety
by Michael Kroft

Published: 2018-08-20
Paperback : 252 pages
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"...an easy read with characters I fell in love with. It's a wonderful story, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny and sometimes sad, and the whole Mr Jew thing is sooo cute!"  -Julie S., NY
An extremely introverted old Jewish man, his doting but ill wife, his racist next-door neighbor's son ...
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"...an easy read with characters I fell in love with. It's a wonderful story, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny and sometimes sad, and the whole Mr Jew thing is sooo cute!"  -Julie S., NY

An extremely introverted old Jewish man, his doting but ill wife, his racist next-door neighbor's son who addresses him as Mr. Jew, and the salvation through their unlikely but forced friendship

Once an amusing extrovert with a reputation as a prankster, Mr. Rosen is entering his senior years as a stoic, thirty-year converted introvert who hates change, has little to no interest in people and is more than content to have his wife sit in the navigator's seat of his life. Since becoming a practicing introvert, there have been almost no changes in his life, and for the few that there were, his wife had walked him through them, including the recent move to a much smaller home in a lower/middle-class neighborhood where he lives next to a racist whose pint-sized son addresses him as Mr. Jew.

Mr. Rosen had seen the move coming, and he is very much aware of the enormous change to come sometime in the, hopefully, far-off future; though, he refuses to give it any attention. That painful change will force him to chart his own life's route.

Taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the 1970s, the series chronicles the retirement of an introverted old Jewish man as he reluctantly befriends a young and struggling single mother, her naive and lonely son, and then finally a boy streetwise beyond his years.

ABOUT THE SERIES

Taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the 1970s, the series chronicles the retirement of an introverted old Jewish man as he reluctantly befriends a young and struggling single mother, her naive and lonely son, and then finally a boy streetwise beyond his years.

Volume 1) On Herring Cove Road: Mr. Rosen and His 43Lb Anxiety
Volume 2) Still on Herring Cove Road: Hickory, Dickory, Death
Volume 3) Off Herring Cove Road: The Problem Being Blue
Volume 4) Before Herring Cove Road: Ruth Goldman and the Nincompoop

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