Eva Salomon's War: Author, Gabriela Golinger talks about her book

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Eva's WarAuthor, Gabriela Goliger talks about her book, Eva Salomon’s War, at Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue, 1461 Blanshard Street, Victoria V8W 2J3 on Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 pm.  Admittance is by donation; light refreshments will be served.  Books will be available for sale and author will sign them too. Information contact heshi@me.com

Set in the turbulent times of Mandate Palestine, Eva Salomon’s War, tells of a young Jewish woman's love affair with a British policeman. As friction between Britain and the Jews intensifies, Eva falls under ever greater pressure to choose sides and becomes the target of extremists. A story of love, loss, betrayal and resilience. The questions raised about moral choices in that complex era resonate in our own day.

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Gabriella's first book, Song of Ascent won the 2001 Upper Canada Writer's Craft Award. Her novel Girl Unwrapped won the City of Ottawa 2011 Literary Award for Fiction. She was co-winner of the 1997 Journey Prize, a finalist for this prize in 1995, and she won the Prism International Award in 1993.She has also been published in a number of journals and anthologies including Best New American Voices 2000 and The New Spice Box: Canadian Jewish Writing. Besides being a writer, Gabriella is an activist with the progressive Zionist movement, Peace Now.

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