Stephanie Feldman, author of The Angel of Losses, on tour July/August 2014

Posted By on July 5, 2014

Angel of LossesAbout The Angel of Losses

• Hardcover: 288 pages
• Publisher: Ecco (July 29, 2014)

The Tiger’s Wife meets A History of Love in this inventive, lushly imagined debut novel that explores the intersections of family secrets, Jewish myths, the legacy of war and history, and the bonds between sisters.

When Eli Burke dies, he leaves behind a mysterious notebook full of stories about a magical figure named The White Rebbe, a miracle worker in league with the enigmatic Angel of Losses, protector of things gone astray, and guardian of the lost letter of the alphabet, which completes the secret name of God.

When his granddaughter, Marjorie, discovers Eli’s notebook, everything she thought she knew about her grandfather—and her family—comes undone. To find the truth about Eli’s origins and unlock the secrets he kept, she embarks on an odyssey that takes her deep into the past, from 18th century Europe to Nazi-occupied Lithuania, and back to the present, to New York City and her estranged sister Holly, whom she must save from the consequences of Eli’s past.

Interweaving history, theology, and both real and imagined Jewish folktales, The Angel of Losses is a family story of what lasts, and of what we can—and cannot—escape.

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Stephanie FeldmanAbout Stephanie Feldman

Stephanie Feldman is a graduate of Barnard College. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and her daughter.

Stephanie’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, July 29th: The Relentless Reader

Wednesday, July 30th: Sammy the Bookworm

Thursday, July 31st: I’d Rather Be At The Beach

Monday, August 4th: A Night’s Dream of Books

Thursday, August 7th: guiltless reading

Tuesday, August 12th: Back Porchervations

Thursday, August 14th: Spiced Latte Reads

Monday, August 18th: Broken Teepee

Thursday, August 21st: 100 Pages a Day … Stephanie’s Book

Saturday, August 23rd: Another Clean Slate

Monday, August 25th: Fiction Zeal

Tuesday, August 26th: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, August 27th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Thursday, August 28th: A Bookish life

Monday, September 1st: Based on a True Story

Tuesday, September 2nd: The Avid Reader

Wednesday, September 3rd: Ryann Dannelly

Friday, September 5th: Not in Jersey

Tuesday, September 9th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, September 10th: Svetlana’s Reads and Views

Monday, September 15th: Sun Mountain Reviews

Tuesday, September 16th: Must Read Faster

Wednesday, September 17th: nightlyreading

Friday, September 19th: A Chick Who Reads

Monday, September 22nd: Kahakai Kitchen

Tuesday, September 23rd: Jorie Loves a Story

Friday, October 3rd: Cici’s Theories

TBD: Read Lately

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