The Tenth Song

The Tenth Song

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
3
1
Alert
Enjoying lives of privilege and promise while planning a wedding, Jewish-American accountant’s wife Abigail and her Harvard law student daughter, Kayla, are shattered by a devastating tragedy that prompts Kayla to run away and join a desert commune. By the author of The Saturday Wife.

McMillan Palgrave
When life is at its best, the unimaginable can shatter everything you think you know…

Abigail Samuels has no reason to feel anything but joy on the morning her life falls apart. The epitome of the successful Jewish American woman, she is married to a well-known and respected accountant and is in the middle of planning her daughter Kayla’s wedding. Kayla, too, wakes up that morning with the world in the palm of her hand. Having lived the charmed life of a well-loved child from a happy family, she is bright, pretty, a Harvard law student who has never really questioned the path she found herself on.

With a shocking suddenness, all that is smashed to pieces in ways they could never have dreamed. When a heartbroken Kayla runs away to a desert commune run by a charismatic mystic, Abigail rushes to save her, only to find that there is nothing more whole than a broken heart.



Baker
& Taylor

Enjoying lives of privilege and promise while planning a wedding, Abigail and her Harvard law student daughter, Kayla, are shattered by a devastating tragedy that prompts Kayla to run away and join a desert commune.
Enjoying lives of privilege and promise while planning a wedding, Jewish-American accountant’s wife Abigail and her Harvard law student daughter, Kayla, are shattered by a devastating tragedy that prompts Kayla to run away and join a desert commune. By the author of The Saturday Wife.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312570170
Branch Call Number: FIC RAG
Characteristics: x, 304 p. ;,25 cm.
Alternative Title: 10th song

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
m
MiRiAm12345
Sep 09, 2019

I stuck with the book to find out the resolution of the crisis- the wrongful charges of terrorist financing by an innocent businessperson. However, the story was far too long and drawn out filled with tedious preachy passages which become stale very soon with repetition. Novels are fictional but this one did not ring as plausible at all. Heard this book on CD and the reader's reading of Hebrew words and phrases was abysmal and grating. Ragen, a writer of sensationalist novels, churning out yet another one. The resolution of the crisis was incredibly anticlimactic, so all in all, not a good use of reading time.

p
Pisinga
Sep 23, 2013

If it wasn't for a skilful writing, the book would be about the topic that was already touched by many. I think that any person doesn't have to go far away, to deserted place, to meet some gurus, in order to find a life's meaning and to sing the tenth song. In this book the reader can clearly see the writer's love for Israel, especially for Jerusalem.

Carol48 May 31, 2011

Really good read how a girl finds herself through her father being accused of filtering money for terrorists. She runs away to another country, mother follows and all find new peace in their lives.

Quotes

Add a Quote
p
Pisinga
Sep 24, 2013

“The only way to absolutely avoid dying is to die.”

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at FVRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top