Sown in Tears is the story of Leah Peretz, living with her husband and young children in the Pale of the Settlement in Russia, 1905. The country is in great turmoil, with horrific pogroms occurring, especially against the Jews,the beginnings of the revolution starting to roil the country. We follow Leah’s journey, trying to survive, experiencing the drama and unexpected romance which changes her life.
My research trip touring shtetls in Russia and the Ukraine was an amazing experience of my own and a great help in the writing. More details about where to get copies coming soon.
“Flying Out of Brooklyn is an amazing trip back in time, to a rich human, ethnic reality that once existed in New York that I grew up in. The book compelled me to read it in one sitting. It’s a wonderful read and I heartily recommend it.”
a book by Beverly Magid