Family and fighting

ByELAINE MARGOLIN
May 25, 2017 11:17

A futurist plot envisions an isolationist US president who lets Israel be destroyed.




American and Israeli flags

American and Israeli flags. (photo credit:REUTERS)

David Samuel Levinson writes with searing intensity while chronicling the familial dysfunction that permeates the Jacobson family – who are plagued by grudges that have grown more toxic with time. Yet, he falters when he tries to embellish his heartfelt narrative with an exaggerated plot that feels phony and distracts us from his compelling family story.

Tell Me How This Ends Well takes place in Los Angeles in 2022. America has been victimized by an isolationist America-first president who has allowed Israel to be destroyed by refusing to come to its aid.

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