Upstate New York, at the confluence of the great Hudson River and its mighty tributary the Mohawk from this stunning landscape came the creation of a new world of science. In 1887, Thomas Edison moved his Edison Machine Works here and in 1892, it became the headquarters of a major manufacturing company, giving the town its nickname: Electric City.
"Ambitious and Poetic"
In this poignant narrative, national best-selling novelist and acclaimed poet Elizabeth Rosner vividly describes a journey to Germany with her father, a survivor of the infamous Buchenwald concentration camp. Together, they navigate the complex territory of his traumatic history intertwined with her inherited grief. Through their shared experience of the past colliding with the present, father and daughter discover a new bond of familial love and remembrance to help carry them forward into the future.