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The following is a tweaked scene from my first novel PLEASE SAY KADDISH FOR ME.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 99
MOMENT OF MOMENTS
Like an impetuous child, Havah hopped from foot to foot. New York City’s imposing skyline appeared to be painted against gray clouds.
What kind of life would they have in this unfamiliar place? She wound and unwound the fringes of her shawl around her index finger. Would Americans understand her English?
Yussel grasped her arm. “Is she there?”
“Yes, Papa. Like a queen with flowing robes and a crown, she’s standing in the harbor holding her torch high in the air for the entire world to see.
His sightless eyes brimmed and he smiled serenely. “Yes, I see her.”
The final edits are complete! The third book in the Havah Cohen Gitterman trilogy is out!