• From the Publisher
May 16, 2017

If your bash­ert is that soul mate who was always meant for you, what hap­pens after you lose that per­son? Film­mak­er and for­mer rab­bi Herb Freed takes us on an intox­i­cat­ing jour­ney into the deep­est dimen­sions of the heart and spir­it on one man’s quest. Dan Sobol and Mar­i­on Glad­stone meet by chance at a screenwriter’s event in Los Ange­les. He’s a rab­bi turned direc­tor known for his cin­e­mat­ic tele­vi­sion com­mer­cials; she’s a writer and film edi­tor who is recov­er­ing from a tabloid-head­line scream­ing Hol­ly­wood divorce. From the moment Mar­i­on hears Dan’s voice she knows — and so does he. It’s bash­ert. Draw­ing upon his own per­son­al expe­ri­ence, Freed spins a tale unflinch­ing in its exam­i­na­tion of life but weav­ing along the edge of mag­i­cal real­ism. From the bright lights of Hol­ly­wood to Mex­i­co, Israel, Paris, and the dreamy exhil­a­ra­tion of Jamaica, Bash­ert is a love sto­ry about tran­scend­ing life loss and the bound­aries we mis­tak­en­ly place on our lives and our hearts.

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