"Gerber has created a colorful and memorable character. Her prose is richly detailed, and along the way we learn much about the nature of loneliness and aging. . . . Truly moving."—Haddasah Magazine
"Anna Goldman (widowed, nearly eighty years old and living alone in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles) struggles to maintain her independence, keep her feisty spirit, and stave off elderly suitors."—The Midwest Book Review
Merrill Joan Gerber is a prize-winning novelist and short story writer. Her seven novels include The Kingdom of Brooklyn, (winner of the Ribalow Award from Haddasah Magazine) and Anna in the Afterlife, both published by Syracuse University Press.