From Plotzk to
This memoir of her trip from her homeland to
She tells of packing up their home, saying good bye to all their friends and embarking on the first leg of their journey- a ride to the larger town nearby with a railroad. From there it’s to the German border where they are held up because of an outbreak of cholera in
Finally, they’re aboard ship and sea sick! 17 days later they enter
The charm and pathos of this immigrant’s tale is in the details and her youthful way of looking at the world…all the new things to see as well as all of the uncertainty.
My father immigrated to the