ANOUK MARKOVITS was raised in France. She attended a religious seminary in lieu of high school. After she left home at the age of nineteen to avoid an arranged marriage, she attended Columbia University's School of General Studies and graduated with a bachelor of science. She has a master of architecture from Harvard and a PhD in romance studies from Cornell. Her first novel, Pur Coton, written in French, was published by Gallimard.
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Hogarth On Sale: May 8, 2012 Price: $25.00
Sweeping from the Central European countryside just before World War II to Paris to contemporary Williamsburg, Brooklyn, I Am Forbidden brings to life four generations of one Satmar family. Opening in 1939 Transylvania, five-year-old Josef witnesses the murder of his family by the Romanian Iron Guard and is rescued by a Gentile...
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