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Book Club: The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman
May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Join Cantor/Rabbi Debra Stein for an opportunity to delve into an interesting book, expand your thinking on a new topic or just meet new friends in the neighborhood. Whether you’re an avid reader or just want to follow along with the group, our book club welcomes you!
Author, Lynda Cohen Loigman, will be joining us virtually for a presentation, Q&A session and discussion about her inspiration for her book, and how she incorporated real life accounts of those who worked there during the war. Raised in Massachusetts, she received a B.A. in English and American Literature from Harvard College and a law degree from Columbia Law School.
The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman
|This is the fictional story, rich with realistic relationship complexities, of two estranged sisters raised in Brooklyn. Both are burdened with their own shocking secret. In the early days of WWII, the two siblings are suddenly reunited at the Springfield Armory only to find that they couldn’t be more vastly different. While one sister lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer’s wife, the other arrives as a war widow and takes a menial position in the Armory factory. Resentment festers between the two, and secrets are shattered when a mysterious figure from the past reemerges in their lives.|