Doriel, a European New Yorker, turns to Judaism and a psychoanalyst to discover and heal the immense personal wounds he carries. These wounds directly relate to the overabundance of well-detailed memories he carries from the Holocaust and the death of his mother.
It's 1975, and Shaltiel Feigenberg, a professional storyteller and writer, has been taken hostage. He has been abducted from his home in Brooklyn, New York, blindfolded and tied to a chair in a dark basement. His captors, an Arab and an Italian, don't explain why Shaltiel has been chosen, just that his life will be bartered for the freedom of three Palestinian prisoners. As his days of waiting commence, Shaltiel resorts to what he does best, telling...