Abraham Amchin is 81-years-young and has written a terrific
mystery novel. Abe is a member of our Megillah family and lives in a senior
residence where he and his friends enjoy reading our publication and
exploring Yiddish culture. The following is Abe's own description of his
A peaceful retirement in a senior condominium for Lou and Dora
is interrupted by news that something has happened at the clubhouse lake early
Monday morning. Their friend, Yetta, who is a gossip and news gatherer of the
community has found out that a body has been discovered floating in the condo’s
lake. It is a mystery. Lou, Dora, and Yetta go to the clubhouse, ready to join
their respective clubs: writing, ceramics, Mah Jongg, when they are approached
by a friend of the past New York area (apple country). Henry, once a suitor of
Dora, is in Florida (Orange country) as a police consultant. He and Lou (a
former police photographer) had worked together in the past. They join the
police in their investigation of the drowning and find clues.
They discover a reddish object (a rag)? A dirty slipper (orange color) , and
footprints in the grass. All is sent to the lab. The body is removed from the
lake, observed by residents, photos are taken by Lou, video and interviews are
on local TV. An autopsy is ordered, as required by law.
Senior life is described throughout the story, including these everyday
problems: hope, love, romance, family activities entertainment, clubs (writing,
photography, computer, and more).] Medical problems are reviewed.
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