Hush (novel)

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Author Eishes Chayil, a pseudonym
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fiction
Publisher Walker Books for Young Readers
Publication date
September 14, 2010
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 368
ISBN 0-8027-2088-9

Hush is a 2010 novel written under the pseudonym Eishes Chayil. In August 2011, the author revealed herself as Judy Brown, the daughter of Ruthie Lichtenstein, the publisher of Hamodia.[1] It deals with sexual abuse in the Hasidic Jewish community of Boro Park, Brooklyn and is based on experiences the author claims to have witnessed. Hush was selected as a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews.[2]