If you knew whom the next victim of domestic violence was going to be, would you raise you fists, or even your voice, to stop the beating? Jodi Walton is shot in the back while fleeing from the older man with whom she lives. She runs deep into the dense Adirondack forest surrounding her home, and believing she will soon be with Jesus, runs through the icy winter darkness to embrace light she see in the distance. Walton stumbles upon "No Place," the remote, matriarchal retreat of a tiny band of aging fugitives. "The Cenacle," as the middle-aged reprobates call themselves, fled New York City after fighting a small war against a violent street gang known as "God's Will." A decade Later, the Women of No Place remain in hiding with their families, praying the law and the past never catch up with them. The Cenacle adopts Jodi Walton and teaches her how to defend herself and her dignity. The skills she learns could save her life...
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Rabbi Moss Krupnick has been studying martial arts for fifteen years, and holds a blackbelt and instructor certification in Shoa Lin Kempo kung fu and jui jitsu. His specialty is the Japanese long sword, a weapon with which he has competed internationally.
A graduate of Columbia University and The Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbi Krupnick is a hospital chaplain, with extensive experience counseling victims of trauma, domestic violence, and AIDS at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Overlook Hospital, both in New Jersey. His next novel, The AIDS Bible: Genesis, is due in the spring of 2002.
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