The Imposter Bride (Hardcover)

By Nancy Richler

Thorndike Press, 9781410457479, 505pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/4/2014)
Compact Disc (8/30/2013)
Hardcover (1/29/2013)
Compact Disc (8/30/2013)
MP3 CD (8/30/2013)

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February 2013 Indie Next List

“Shortly after WWII, Lily arrives in Montreal to marry Sol Kramer. Sol rejects her, so his brother, Nathan, out of pity, marries Lily instead. Pity turns to love, but it isn't enough for Lily, who disappears leaving an infant daughter, Ruth, behind with Nathan. Family members thought Lily was an impostor, posing as a cousin, but who was she? Through the years, Ruth struggles to learn more about her mother through a diary, an uncut diamond, and shiny rocks arriving in the mail. Beautifully written, wistful, and suspenseful, the stories of Lily and Ruth are each a glimpse of the heartache that is the aftermath of war.”
— Joanne Doggart, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Chatham, MA
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An unforgettable novel about a mysterious mail-order bride in the wake of World War II, whose sudden decision ripples through time to deeply impact the daughter she never knew. It blends gorgeous storytelling and generation-spanning intrigue in the story of Lily Azerov.

About the Author

NANCY RICHLER's short fiction has been published in various American and Canadian literary journals, including "The Fiddlehead," "Room of One's Own," and "The New Quarterly." Her previous novel, "Your Mouth is Lovely, "published in eleven countries, won the 2003 Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction and Italy's 2004 Adei Wizo Award. Nancy is the cousin of the famed Canadian writer and literary critic Mordechai Richler. She lives in Montreal.