When the Angels Left the Old Country

Sacha Lamb (Author)
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Age Groups: Ages 16 to 18

For fans of Good Omens—a queer immigrant fairytale about individual purpose, the fluid nature of identity, and the power of love to change and endure.

Uriel the angel and Little Ash (short for Ashmedai) are the only two supernatural creatures in their shtetl (which is so tiny, it doesn't have a name other than Shtetl). The angel and the demon have been studying together for centuries, but pogroms and the search for a new life have drawn all the young people from their village to America. When one of those young emigrants goes missing, Uriel and Little Ash set off to find her.

Along the way the angel and demon encounter humans in need of their help, including Rose Cohen, whose best friend (and the love of her life) has abandoned her to marry a man, and Malke Shulman, whose father died mysteriously on his way to America. But there are obstacles ahead of them as difficult as what they've left behind. Medical exams (and demons) at Ellis Island. Corrupt officials, cruel mob bosses, murderers, poverty. The streets are far from paved with gold.

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SKU 138889
ISBN 9781646141760
Language English
Page Count 400
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Young Adult Novels
Primary Contributor Sacha Lamb
Age Groups Ages 16 to 18
Publisher Levine Querido