Books in the Burgh: “A Man Comes from Someplace,” by Judith Summerfield
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Books in the Burgh: “A Man Comes from Someplace,” by Judith Summerfield

March 21 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Books in the Burgh: “A Man Comes from Someplace,” by Judith Summerfield
Join the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Heinz History Center for a reading, discussion and book signing with Judith Summerfield, author of “A Man Comes from Someplace: Stories, History, Memory from a Lost Time.” The book is a cultural study of a Jewish family from a shtetl in Ukraine before World War I to its lives on several continents in the 21st century. Summerfield builds on the oral storytelling of her father, who escaped from Ukraine during the Russian Revolution and settled in Fredericktown, Pa.

Drawing from a rich cache of family letters, immigration papers, eyewitness accounts, photographs, maps and genealogy, as well as a visit to her father’s village in 2011, Summerfield presents her deep historic research with prose that is both inspiring and heartbreaking.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

7:00-8:30 PM

1212 Smallman St.

Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222

http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/books-in-the-burgh-judith-summerfield

Free Admission

CONTACT:

Eric Lidji

412-454-6406
eslidji@heinzhistorycenter.org

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Date:
March 21
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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