is a unique and gripping novel, both humorous and tragic. Lois Silverstein
is an extraordinary writer: her incredible imaginative powers and vivid
prose bring her troubled, complex characters to life in an unforgettable
-Thomas Rosbrow, Ph.D., Psychoanalyst, San Francisco
"Stunning. A bravura performance on family and abortion. Memorable
and individualized characters, the time and place exact. Every page
riveted me. I couldn’t put it down."
-Martha Gold, Sculptor, New York City
"Some authors make a character’s ethnicity or neuroses understandable
by softening the character; Silverstein’s characters are who they
are. Initially approaching them is difficult but once inside their differentness,
you reap the reward."
-Frederick C. Coleman, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of
Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin
"DOL has a unique and complex architecture that impresses the reader
and deepens the characterizations. Arnie Lesser is exceptionally well-drawn."
Daniel J. Langton, Author of QUERENCIA, San Francisco