A Joy To Be Hidden by Ariela FreedmanA Joy To Be Hidden by Ariela Freedman

A Joy To Be Hidden

byAriela Freedman

Paperback | March 16, 2019

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A Joy To Be Hidden is set in a vividly recreated late-90s New York City. The protagonist is Alice Stein, a graduate student whose father died a year before, and who has now lost her grandmother. In the process of sorting through the grandmother's belongings, Alice unlocks a family secret. In addition to its wisdom and rich humour, the novel is full of memorable characters. We can never quite forget the title quote--"It Is a joy to be hidden, and a disaster not to be found" (D. W. Winnicott)--and we discover, over the course of the novel, that it applies to all its characters.
Ariela Freedman was born in Brooklyn and has lived in Jerusalem, New York, Calgary, London, and Montreal. She has a Ph.D. from New York University and teaches literature at Concordia's Liberal Arts College in Montreal, where she lives with her family. Her first novel, Arabic for Beginners (LLP, 2017), was shortlisted for the QWF Concor...
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Title:A Joy To Be HiddenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:310 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 16, 2019Publisher:Linda Leith PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1773900080

ISBN - 13:9781773900087

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