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Review of ‘The Invisible Bridge’

The 1970s were a tumultuous time in the U.S, defined by such events as the Vietnam War; the Watergate scandal; the Arab oil boycott; serious economic problems; and shocking revelations about illegal activities by our intelligence agencies. At one point, a Gallup poll found that 68 percent of Americans believed the government lied to them.…

Review of ‘The Invisible Bridge’

Julie Orringer’s first novel, The Invisible Bridge, is an old-fashioned epic of two families caught in the maelstrom of Europe of the 1930s and ’40s. Demonstrating a sure-handed ability to balance intense personal drama with an account of the era’s epochal events, Orringer has created a work of impressive scope and emotional depth.

Andras Lévi,…

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