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Not Our Kind Audiobook Summary

With echoes of Rules of Civility and The Boston Girl, a compelling and thought-provoking novel set in postwar New York City, about two women—one Jewish, one a WASP—and the wholly unexpected consequences of their meeting.

One rainy morning in June, two years after the end of World War II, a minor traffic accident brings together Eleanor Moskowitz and Patricia Bellamy. Their encounter seems fated: Eleanor, a teacher and recent Vassar graduate, needs a job. Patricia’s difficult thirteen-year-old daughter Margaux, recovering from polio, needs a private tutor.

Though she feels out of place in the Bellamys’ rarefied and elegant Park Avenue milieu, Eleanor forms an instant bond with Margaux. Soon the idealistic young woman is filling the bright young girl’s mind with Shakespeare and Latin. Though her mother, a hat maker with a little shop on Second Avenue, disapproves, Eleanor takes pride in her work, even if she must use the name “Moss” to enter the Bellamys’ restricted doorman building each morning, and feels that Patricia’s husband, Wynn, may have a problem with her being Jewish.

Invited to keep Margaux company at the Bellamys’ country home in a small town in Connecticut, Eleanor meets Patricia’s unreliable, bohemian brother, Tom, recently returned from Europe. The spark between Eleanor and Tom is instant and intense. Flushed with new romance and increasingly attached to her young pupil, Eleanor begins to feel more comfortable with Patricia and much of the world she inhabits. As the summer wears on, the two women’s friendship grows—until one hot summer evening, a line is crossed, and both Eleanor and Patricia will have to make important decisions—choices that will reverberate through their lives.

Gripping and vividly told, Not Our Kind illuminates the lives of two women on the cusp of change—and asks how much our pasts can and should define our futures.

Not Our Kind Audiobook Narrator

Tavia Gilbert is the narrator of Not Our Kind audiobook that was written by Kitty Zeldis

About the Author(s) of Not Our Kind

Kitty Zeldis is the author of Not Our Kind

Kitty Zeldis is the pseudonym for a novelist and non-fiction writer of books for adults and children. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, NY.

Not Our Kind Full Details

NarratorTavia Gilbert
Length10 hours 14 minutes
AuthorKitty Zeldis
PublisherHarperAudio
Release dateSeptember 04, 2018
ISBN9780062864819

Subjects

According to HarperAudio, the Publisher of Not Our Kind Audiobook, Not Our Kind includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Historical

Additional info

The imprint is HarperAudio. It is supplied by HarperAudio. The ISBN-13 is 9780062864819.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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