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Another Time Another Land: A Fictional Memoir

Robert M. Grossman

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Hardcover. 208 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.Ensign S. Paul Miner, a Jewish naval officer, handles court-martial cases at the U. S. base in Morocco during his two-year assignment there. His legal ability is sharply tested when he defends an Offi cer accused of a homosexual assault against an influential Arab aide to the monarchy who is visiting the base to decide if the Navy will get a ten-year extension of its lease. Prior to his involvement in the trial, Miner, whose hidden first name is Saul, comes across Sephardic Jews whose ancestors dwelled in Morocco for most of the last 2, 000 years. In the face of their helping restore his Jewish identity and pride, he nonetheless meets and falls in love with a married, Russian Orthodox woman of the aristocratic class whose family fl ed St. Petersburg in 1917 and ultimately settled in Tangier to make a new life for themselves. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781462855247

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Ensign S. Paul Miner, a Jewish naval officer, handles court-martial cases at the U.S. base in Morocco during his two-year assignment there. His legal ability is sharply tested when he defends an Offi cer accused of a homosexual assault against an influential Arab aide to the monarchy who is visiting the base to decide if the Navy will get a ten-year extension of its lease. Prior to his involvement in the trial, Miner, whose hidden first name is “Saul,” comes across Sephardic Jews whose ancestors dwelled in Morocco for most of the last 2,000 years. In the face of their helping restore his Jewish identity and pride, he nonetheless meets and falls in love with a married, Russian Orthodox woman of the aristocratic class whose family fl ed St. Petersburg in 1917 and ultimately settled in Tangier to make a new life for themselves.

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Robert M. Grossman is a writer and lawyer. "Another Time/ Another Land" is his fi rst novel. He has written numerous essays and short stories, among which are "Opening the Door" in the New York Times Magazine, "Jeshua, Our Brother" in The Pennsylvania Gazette and "Ms. F.. and Me" in the Chicago Sun-Times. His other essays and short stories include "The Science of Gerontology (also known as 'Love Among the Ruins')," "The Catholic Owl and the Jewish Pussycat," "Savoir-Faire," "Second Thoughts," "Saving David," "Thinking Jewish" and "Widening the Path." His role in public service has involved the drafting of the Illinois Housing Development Act and serving, by mayoral appointment, as chairman of the Hyde Park-Kenwood urban renewal board in Chicago. He has also been involved in interfaith efforts through his role as a trustee of the Chicago Theological Seminary and a member of The Chicago Catholic-Jewish Dialogue.

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