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The Family Markowitz
Rose Markowitz is an elderly Jewish woman living in New York in the 80s when her second husband dies. From there, the book jumps ahead in time a few years to when she's living in California near her youngest son, Henry. Then the book jumps a few more years ahead, and Henry, who was in a homosexual relationship in California, is now living in England and is getting married to a British woman. Rose is lonely in California and pressures her older son, Ed...