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By Daniel Stern

After a journey of wrestle in another country, a tender guy made up our minds to maintain to himself is drawn into the dramas of his East Village neighbors

World warfare II veteran Richard Stone is making an attempt to transition again into general lifestyles. An aspiring author, he’s surviving off the GI invoice and the aid of neighbors. residing freed from attachments and duties, he thinks, is how you can protect himself from the world’s soreness, like his unsatisfied upbringing or his most sensible friend’s demise within the war.

But his local on moment street won’t enable such seclusion. The characters round Richard contain a lonely poet, an unsatisfied literary couple, and a widower who can’t cease pondering the plight of Europe’s Jews. progressively they pull Richard into their lives, or even introduce him to the beautiful Jemmy Gordon—but existence and happiness will not be so simple.

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