Author Lisa Gruenberg: “My City of Dreams”

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Lisa Gruenberg (Courtesy photo)
Lisa Gruenberg (Courtesy photo)

Join the Boston Public Library for an online talk with Lisa Gruenberg, author of “My City of Dreams.”

In this second-generation Holocaust memoir, Gruenberg, confronted with her elderly father’s flashbacks, begins to inhabit the story of his sister, Mia, who disappeared into Germany in 1941. After her father’s death in 2005, Gruenberg traveled to Vienna, Germany and Israel to explore this lost landscape and to trace the fates of Mia, their extended family, friends and neighbors.

She wove her own story with theirs, linking them together with photographs, archival and primary source material, family letters, diaries, her father’s writing, his genealogy research and the joyful tales he told her long ago.

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