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Ellie Gold is an orthodox Jewish teenager living in Toronto in the late eighties. Ellie has no doubts about her strict religious upbringing until she falls in love with another girl at her grandmother's cottage. Aware that homosexuality clashes with Jewish observance, Ellie feels forced to either alter her sexuality or leave her community. Meanwhile, Ellie's mother, Chana, becomes convinced she has a messianic role to play, and her sister, Neshama, chafes against the restrictions of her faith. Ellie is afraid there is no way to be both gay and Jewish, but her mother and sister offer alternative concepts of God that help Ellie find a place for herself as a queer Jew.
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|Grouped Work ID||2c464cb8-42d7-7f6b-eaa1-d4b8f77157b9|
|Grouping Author||lieberman leanne|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-03 04:49:02AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-10-16 04:52:42AM|
|author||Lieberman, Leanne, 1974-|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Afraid that there is no way to be both gay and Jewish, Ellie Gold, an orthodox Jewish teenager feels forced to either alter her sexuality or leave her Jewish community until her mother and sister offer alternative concepts of God that help Ellie find a place for herself.|
|item_details||ils:.b1293401x|.i13898279|Central Teen Fiction|YF LIEBE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 19, 2018|cyf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b1293401x|Book|Books||English|Orca Book Publishers,|2008.|245 pages ; 21.|
|subject_facet||Homosexuality -- Juvenile fiction, Orthodox Judaism -- Juvenile fiction, Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_full||Gravity / written by Leanne Lieberman|