The Wholeness of a Broken Heart Book Summary and Study Guide

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The book is about 4 females, who are members of the same Eastern European Jewish family that later resides in US. They represent different generations of this family unit (starting in 1900s and up to 1990s). The story concentrates on how a female of each generation is psychologically and emotionally connected to her mother and grandmother.    Thus, the main focus is on the mother-daughter-grandmother relationship within the family. The emphasis is on its stong and unique bond that most human females need.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Jew Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes GROUP of women story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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