‘The Orthodoxy of Arrogance’ Combines History, Human Condition

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M.B. Moshe weaves historical fact with complex character study and analysis of human behavior

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an indictment of the indomitability and fragility of the human condition

In his new novel “The Orthodoxy of Arrogance” (published by Trafford Publishing), author M.B. Moshe tells the heartwarming story of a family coming to terms with their past while sorting through history using richly detailed, complex characters that come to life on each page.

Mordichai “Moritz” Lebenschitz is the self-centered, pompous man who drives the story. His wife, Hannah, is a weak-willed, mousy woman who comes with Mortiz from Germany to America. He molds her into a strong woman who eventually finds the tenacity to confront her husband and his questionable past.

Hanna and Moritz have a daughter, Yeshiva, whose complicated relationship with Hannah mirrors the power struggles often seen between teenage daughters and their mothers. Yeshiva has a secret friend, Sarah Greene, who shares a love of disco dance and learns an important lesson about vanity after a disfigurement changes her life forever.

An excerpt from “The Orthodoxy of Arrogance”:

“I can see social networking someday where people are allowed to follow what other people are doing from day to day, hour to hour, even from minute to minute; that is, if they’re stupid enough to document everything they do. There’s the capacity for using algorithms to chart how people react in a certain situation or how something will affect a certain portion of the population. Hannah, imagine what can be accomplished. Imagine how what we have accomplished can be diminished.”

Moshe has expertly crafted a story that highlights the strengths and weaknesses of human emotions, what he calls “an indictment of the indomitability and fragility of the human condition.”

The Orthodoxy of Arrogance
By M.B. Moshe
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 216 pages | ISBN 9781466973268
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 216 pages | ISBN 9781466973244
E-Book | 216 pages | ISBN 9781466973251
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
M.B. Moshe acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota – Duluth in 1989. His short fiction has appeared in online magazines. A portion of the manuscript for this book was chosen as a finalist in the Loft Literary Center’s 2011-12 mentor program. In 2006 his book “Would God Move a Ping-Pong Table?” a cumulative analysis of faith and religion, was published.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.
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