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Barbara Sumner + David Cohen

Session 1

GHOST STORIES  “Know from whence you came,” the Talmud commands, “and where you are going.” But what if the facts of one’s Jewish heritage have been obscured by adoption? In this freewheeling session, author Barbara Sumner joins local journalist David Cohen to discuss the ghosts she encountered writing historical fiction such as her newly published The Gallows Bird. Was this a way of unlocking and unriddling her own family history?

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