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By Myla Goldberg

ISBN-10: 0307275124

ISBN-13: 9780307275127

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Eliza Naumann, a possible unremarkable nine-year-old, expects by no means to slot into her talented family members: her autodidact father, Saul, absorbed in his examine of Jewish mysticism; her brother, Aaron, the vessel of his father's non secular targets; and her fantastic yet far away lawyer-mom, Miriam. but if Eliza sweeps her college and district spelling bees in fast succession, Saul takes it as an indication that she is destined for greatness. during this altered fact, Saul inducts her into his hallowed examine and lavishes upon her the eye formerly reserved for Aaron, who in his displacement embarks upon a lone quest for religious achievement. whilst Miriam's mystery lifestyles triggers a familial explosion, it really is Eliza who needs to order the chaos.

Myla Goldberg's willing eye for element brings Eliza's trip to third-dimensional lifestyles. As she rises from school room obscurity to the blinding lighting and oversized expectancies of the nationwide Bee, Eliza's small pains and massive joys are finely wrought and deeply felt.

Not simply a coming-of-age tale, Goldberg's first novel delicately examines the unraveling textile of 1 kin. the end result of this story is as startling and unconventional as her prose, which wields its metaphors sharply and earrings with adulthood. The paintings of a lyrical and proficient storyteller, Bee Season marks the coming of a very proficient new writer.

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