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I write historical fiction about the Jewish immigrant experience in the early twentieth century.
My first novel GLASS HEARTS won the Friends of American Writers and the Ohioana Book Awards. It's a coming-to-America story based on the recollections of my aunt.
My relatives argued in a mash-up of English, Yiddish, Hungarian, and Russian, often about who paid for whose college education--a hot topic at family gatherings, especially funerals.
Before becoming a writer, I was a social worker, college professor, and computer programmer. My most interesting job was working on the space shuttle at NASA.