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Flora's Suitcase by Dalia Rabinovich
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Flora's Suitcase (1998)

by Dalia Rabinovich

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Flora is a woman trying to make a new life for herself and her family in Columbia. Originally from Cincinnati, Flora, her husband, David and newborn son, Sol emigrate to David's homeland. Flora is caught between the traditions of her Jewish American upbringing and the spicy, colorful ones of her new family - David's three all-knowing, overbearing sisters and their families. Add the escalating attentions of the male members of the family, an ever-growing brood of her own, and a bevy of inept maids and Flora's life is pure chaos. She keeps a suitcase packed, ready to escape back to Cincinnati but somehow never seems to make it out the door. ( )
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Flora Grossenberg turned her back on the river, unable to comprehend its betrayal.
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When we launched our "Write the Bestseller" contest, we couldn't have imagined that we'd discover a talent like Dalia Rabinovich. Written in the best magic realism tradition, the novel chronicles the lives of David and Flora Grossenberg, a Jewish couple from Cincinnati who move to Colombia to join David's Russian emigre family. With Flora pregnant and David desperate to escape his odd and overbearing relations, the young couple moves away from the family. They discover a mysterious inhabitant: Bolivariana, a wizened old woman who claims to he the illegitimate daughter of Colombia's national hero, Simon Bolivar.

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