One Book Read and Author Brunch, Nov 5

“One Book” Synagogue-wide Read

The Garment Maker’s Daughter, By Hillary Adrienne Stern
Brunch and talk by the author Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10:00 am

For our “One Book” synagogue-wide read this year, we are reading The Garment Maker’s Daughter by Hillary Adrienne Stern.   Published in December 2016, the novel spans multiple decades, following Jewish immigrant Lena Rothman who moves to American to become a shirtwaist-maker and devoted suffragette and who survives a devastating fire at the factory.  A tale of friendship, love and fate, this saga is a bittersweet story of unforgettable characters.

The Garment Maker’s Daughter was selected as an Editor’s Choice by the Historical Novel Society.  Paperback and Kindle versions are currently available for sale on Amazon.  Copies are also available for sale in the Oseh Shalom office for $10.00 each.

About the Author:

Hillary Adrienne Stern (aka Hillary Finkel) is a writer and an attorney.  A former long-time member of Oseh Shalom and past Co-Chair of the Lifelong Learning Committee, Hillary currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland with her fiancé and her rescue dog, Darcy. 

Brunch with the Author:  Join us for a brunch with the author on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10 am at Oseh, where Hillary Stern will discuss her book.  The event is free for Oseh Shalom members, $10 for non-members.  Sponsored by the Lifelong Learning Committee.  For questions, contact Judy Katz at 301-613-5839 or at .

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