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The Lion Seeker

by Kenneth Bonert

Hardcover, 564 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $28 |


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Haunted by his mother's questions about his character, Isaac Helger, the son of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants in World War II-era Johannesburg, evolves from a hooligan to a striving young man while struggling with a dark family secret.

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