In Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, California Avenue divides the upper-middle class Jewish households from their middle-class counterpartsóbut it simultaneously functions as the unifying vein that brings the East and West side together. The intricate plots and subplots of Crossing California focus upon the doings and undoings of three Jewish-American families from 1979 to 1981.
The novel opens in November of 1979. At the U.S. Embassy in ...
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