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Death of her mother in childbirth and marrying Dov the Cynthia Freeman
wrote a thin line between fact and fiction often lives in the that a thin line between fact and fiction often lives in the of the author and that her novel is a fantasy about the way the events might have unfolded This wonderful saga is an example of historical fiction at its best s story of love loss hatred war inhumane treatment abject poverty and ultimately survival and family ties It would have been helpful if the author had included some historical notesWhen her mother died in childbirth sixteen year old Chavala Rabinsky assumed the responsibility for her grief stricken father and younger siblings The newly married woman her husband and the Rabinsky family fled the pogroms in Russia to live in the Turkish province of PalestineChavala Rabinsky Landau has a dream and a strong sense of responsibility to move to America and provide for her family Defying tradition this strong woman leaves her beloved husband behind and forges a new life dedicated to financially supporting both her family still in Palestine and the struggle for Jewish independenceNo sexNo graphic violence Fabulous read couldn t put down immediately went on to the next oneif you love historical fiction you must read I could not get into this book at all even after reading 150 page. 1905 The Landaus flee the pogroms of their homeland for Ottoman ruled Palestine until escalating
"violence forces the "forces the to become wanderers againRich in passion and scope No Time for Tears sounds a call of love and liberation that will ring out for generations to com. ,
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uite interesting the story itself is very uneveninteresting The story itself is very uneven I found the ch DNF I uit after about 100 pages Some parts were interesting and I do enjoy Jewish history but this book is just too melodramatic for my tastes All the women are in love with their sister s husbands All that could possibly go wrong does And I just did not agree with most of what Chavala had to say about everything This book reminds me of when I would sleep over and my grandma s house and raid her bookshelf I read this
book about 25 years ago and just tracked it down Iabout 25 years ago and just tracked it down I a lot of it than I did before I am eenly interested in modern Jewish history and while the book is a bit Forrest Gump y in that the whole family is interwoven with actual historical figures it is accessible to all readers I enjoyed the trip down my own personal memory lane and enjoyed catching up with the landaus Not sure how I picked this one Very good historical novel about Jewish family Russia Palestine America 1905 1949 A compelling historical novel and family saga both compelling and rich in scopeIt takes us from from turn of the Century Russia to the Holy Land New York and GermanySixteen year old Chavala a courageous and spirited young girl must take charge of her family after the. Ky is sixteen when her mother dies and must take charge of her family after the. Ky is sixteen when her mother dies and becomes the caretaker of her five siblings Beautiful and wise beyond her years Chavala catches the eye of Dovid Landau a poor cobbler whose dreams transform her life when he marries her But Odessa Russia is a dangerous place in. It was said numerous times in the book Chavala Landau is a remarkable woman And she was Her determination efficiency and sheer will to survive was definitely inspiring her strength combined with her street smart no nonsense attitude gave her the ability to achieve her dreams the reader can t help but cheer her on This is a story about a Jewish family the Rabinsky Landau s who trekked from the slums of Odessa to Palestine and beyond surviving on instinct alone While the characters were greatly developed the story itself seemed to be all over the place At times it was difficult for me to eep track of where certain characters were going to Coming From Haifa Jaffa from Haifa Jaffa Athlit so on and so on I found the part of Russia to be very boring and although most people would applaud I felt that there was too much focus on military strategy or ammunition or who s getting ready to protect what when we have the Landau boys meeting girls and proposing on the second date Maybe if the story were balanced it may have been different but I just found the Jewish history to be dull and other parts rushed through One my mom used to own that I read than once Found it at a library sale last night and bought it right up for 50 Will be reading this one again in the near future The history be. No Time for TearsSweeping from Russia to Jerusalem from New York to Nazi occupied Germany and finally history be. No Time for TearsSweeping from Russia to Jerusalem from New York to Nazi occupied Germany and finally Israel this is the richly layered story of an extraordinary woman whose epic struggle mirrors the battle of an emerging nation to forge its own identityChavala Rabins.