After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by

After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by "Fiddler on the Roof"

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After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by "Fiddler on the Roof" by Alexandra Silber

A sweeping historical novel in the grand tradition of Russian literature that imagines what happens to the characters of Fiddler on the Roofafter the curtain falls.
The world knows well the tale of Tevye, the beloved Jewish dairyman from the shtetl Anatevka of Tsarist Russia. In stories originally written by Sholem Aleichem and then made world-famous in the celebrated musical Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye, his wife Golde, and their five daughters dealt with the outside influences that were encroaching upon their humble lives. But what happened to those remarkable characters after the curtain fell?
In After Anatevka, Alexandra Silber picks up where Fiddlerleft off. Second-eldest daughter Hodel takes center stage as she attempts to join her Socialist-leaning fiancé Perchik to the outer reaches of a Siberian work camp. But before Hodel and Perchik can finally be together, they both face extraordinary hurdles and adversaries—both personal and political—attempting to keep them apart at all costs.
A love story set against a backdrop of some of the greatest violence in European history, After Anatevaka is a stunning conclusion to a tale that has gripped audiences around the globe for decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681777634
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 371,449
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alexandra Silber is an actress and singer who starred most recently as Tzeitel in the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. She earlier played Hodel in the same show in London’s West End. Those two roles inspired her to write After Anatevka. Her other Broadway, New York, and West End credits include Master Class,Arlington (Outer CriticsCirclenomination), Carousel (TMA Award and Ovation Nomination), Kiss Me Kate, and Hello, Again (DramaLeaguenomination). She received a Grammy nomination for her portrayal of Maria in the recording of West Side Story with the San Francisco Symphony. She has appeared on all three incarnations of "Law & Order” and hasperformed in a variety of concert outlets including the 57th Grammy Awards, Royal Albert Hall, and Carnegie Hall. She lives in New York.

Sheldon Harnick is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning lyricist who co-wrote Fiddler on the Roof.

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