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By Larry Duberstein

A midsummer morning, Brooklyn, 1955. Oscar Carnovsky, a decent (yet infrequently wonderful) middle-aged guy, leaves for paintings within the traditional style: takes his proportion of the morning paper, kisses his spouse see you later, and waves again as he turns the nook of Linden street. He has performed it accurately this manner 5 thousand times.

this actual morning, although, he waves from the nook and isn't visible back, neither is he heard from, for years. a long time later (at Oscar’s funeral) his daybooks come to light—a checklist of the lacking years and of his existence because the Invisible Mensch.

This unremarkable guy will quickly develop into an unforgettable personality as you accompany him on his flight during the Fifties in a hugely unique moment novel from Larry Duberstein, whose prior paintings, The Marriage Hearse, used to be hailed by means of the critics.

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