Books in the ’Burgh: A Man Comes from Someplace, Judith Summerfield
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As part of the Books in the ‘Burgh literary series at the History Center, join Judith Summerfield for a reading, discussion, and book signing of her book, “A Man Comes from Someplace.”
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 deepView more
Free (does not include access to museum exhibitions)
1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222