The mechanic marveled at my being a novelist, able to put words together. I marveled at his being able to take an engine apart and put it back together again. We are all geniuses at something. The trick is to find out what it is.
By Nissan Ratzlav Katz In Escape from Mount Moriah, Jack Engelhard achieves the impossible. In a single story, a single page, a single paragraph, even a single sentence, he combines a deep, abiding love with the unvarnished, penetrating gaze of a child, gritty realism with sublime philosophy, brevity with depth, the quintessentially Jewish with the essentially…Details
“If you love JD Salinger’s CATCHER IN THE RYE, You Will Love Jack Engelhard’s ESCAPE FROM MOUNT MORIAH” — Novelist John W. Cassell