Biography

Rebecca Miller

Rebecca Miller is the author of the short-story collection PERSONAL VELOCITY, her feature-film adaptation of which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, and THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE (FSG, 2008), which she also adapted for the screen. She lives in New York and Ireland with her family.

Rebecca Miller

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Books by Rebecca Miller

by Rebecca Miller - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 18th-century Paris, Jacob Cerf is a Jew, a peddler of knives, saltcellars and snuffboxes. Despite a disastrous teenage marriage, he is determined to raise himself up in life. More than 200 years later, Jacob is amazed to find himself reincarnated as a fly in the Long Island suburbs of 21st-century America. Thanks to his arrival, the lives of a reliable volunteer fireman and a young Orthodox Jewish woman nursing a secret ambition will never be the same.