Away

June 30, 2008

Author: Amy Bloom
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Random House

Started: 6/30/08
Completed: 7/3/2008

This is an immigrant’s story set in 1920’s New York City at its start. A young Russian woman, Jewish, survives a pogrom that kills her whole family. She ends up in New York,rebuilding her life before learning that her child may have survived. She heads out across the US to try to get to Alaska and across to Siberia. An interesting, well-written book.

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