'Herman Wouk's most solid achievement . . . a major novel.'
'In the tradition of the great novel - spacious, abundantly peopled, shrewd, observant, humane.'
(New York Herald Tribune
'Very good reading indeed.' (Maxwell Geismar, New York Times
'Its locale is Central Park West, Hunter College, and West End Avenue; its characters almost all Jewish; its appeal universal.' (Sunday Mirror
'This tender love story . . . sticks with me still' (Washington Post
'I read it and thought, "Oh my god, this is me."'
About the Author
Herman Wouk is the author of The Caine Mutiny
, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance
, and Inside, Outside
. His latest novel is The Lawgiver
, a romantic comedy about the seeming impossibility of making a movie about the life of Moses. Born in the Bronx in 1915, he has lived in Manhattan, the Virgin Islands, and Washington, DC. He now resides in Palm Springs, California.