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Author Brahin, Lisa.
Title Tears over Russia : a search for family and the legacy of Ukraine's pogroms / Lisa Brahin.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2022.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 1  920 B8138 T    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Description xxvi, 305 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-305).
Contents Preface: A granddaughter's memories -- Russian Jewish timeline: a brief chronology of historical events, 1881--1921 -- Prologue: Stavishche, June 15--16, 1919 -- Part I: Calm before the storm: 1876-1918 -- Family folklore -- A total eclipse -- A Passover tragedy -- Days of innocence -- Avrum Cutler's brief betrothals -- Count Wladyslaw Branicki and the noble family of Stavishche -- Part II: The pogroms: 1917-1920 -- Grigoriev's bandits -- From village to village -- Ataman Zeleny meets Rabbi Pitsie Avram -- The murder of Bessie Cutler's husband -- General Denikin's militia -- Refuge in Belaya Tserkov -- Part III: Exodus to the Goldene Medina, 1920-1925 -- There was a place nearby, where they made the little coffins -- The unlikely arrival of Barney Stumacher, an American hero -- The great escape: the wagon trains -- The perilous crossing of the Dniester River -- Adventures in Romania -- Life in Kishinev -- Journey on the SS Braga -- America: the first years -- Part IV: Rebecca and Isaac's children: select stories in Philadelphia, 1926-1931 -- Struggling in the golden land -- The story of Anne and Ben -- When Sunny met Harry -- Beryl -- Part V: Rabbis and reunions 1941-1950 rainbows 1925 and 2003 -- Rabbi Pitsie Avram in the Bronx -- The events that defined their lives in the New World -- Rainbows.
Subject Brahin, Lisa -- Family.
Pogroms -- Ukraine -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Ukraine -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish families -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Genre or Form Biographies.
Added Title Search for family and the legacy of Ukraine's pogroms
ISBN 1639361677 (hardcover)
9781639361670 (hardcover)