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The History of Soul 2065

The History of Soul 2065

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732644014
Publisher: Mythic Delirium Books
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 719,483
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Barbara Krasnoff was born and bred in Brooklyn, and has the accent to prove it. She has sold over 35 short stories to a variety of publications; "Sabbath Wine," which appeared in Clockwork Phoenix 5, was a finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award. When not producing weird fiction, she works as Reviews Editor for The Verge and investigates what animals and objects are really thinking in her Backstories series on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (#theirbackstories). You can find her at BrooklynWriter.com or on Twitter as @BarbK.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Can I Tell You: Introduction by Jane Yolen 11

Chana’s Family Tree 14

Sophia’s Family Tree 15

Part One: Beginnings

The Clearing in the Autumn: A story of Chana Rivka Krasulka and Sophia Stein 19

Part Two: The Book of Chana’s Family

Sabbath Wine: A story of Abe Hirsch, Chana’s husband-to-be 33

Lost Connections: A story of Marilyn Feldman, Chana’s granddaughter 51

Hearts and Minds: Abe’s story continues 56

Cancer God: A story of Jakie Feldman, Chana’s son-in-law 62

In the Loop: A story of Morris Feldman, Chana’s grandson 71

The Ladder-Back Chair: A story of Joan Feldman, Chana’s granddaughter-in-law 77

The Sad Old Lady: A story of Sheila Hirsch, Chana’s daughter-in-law 86

The Red Dybbuk: Marilyn’s story continues 95



Part Three: The Book of Sophia’s Family

Waiting for Jakie: A story of Gretl Held Weissbaum, Sophia’s daughter-in-law 107

The Gingerbread House: A story of Isabeau Weissbaum Stein, Sophia’s daughter 114

Time and the Parakeet: A story of Eileen Stein Bowman, Sophia’s granddaughter 119

Under the Bay Court Tree: A story of Carlos Acosta, Sophia’s grandson-in-law 128

An Awfully Big Adventure: A story of Benjamin Weissbaum, Sophia’s grandson 143

Rosemary, That’s For Remembrance: A story of Lydia Jacobson, Isabeau’s housemate 159

Stoop Ladies: A story of Julie Jacobson, Lydia’s daughter 162

Escape Route: Julie’s story continues 170

Sophia’s Legacy: A story of Rachel Bowman, Sophia’s great-granddaughter 178

Part Four: Completing the Circle

The Clearing in the Spring: A story of Chana and Sophia’s great-granddaughters 189

The History of Soul 2065: Annie and Rachel’s story continues 198