The Immigrant

The Immigrant

by: Mark Harelik, Sarah Knapp, Steven M. Alper

by: Mark Harelik, Sarah Knapp, Steven M. Alper

The Immigrant

The Immigrant

by: Mark Harelik, Sarah Knapp, Steven M. Alper

by: Mark Harelik, Sarah Knapp, Steven M. Alper

Overview

The Immigrant is the biographical story of the author's grandfather, a young Jew who fled the pogroms of Czarist Russia in 1909 and pushed his banana cart into the tiny Baptist community of Hamilton, Texas. Given shelter by a childless older couple, he sent for his wife, raised a family, and made this town his home. A true story of parents and children, newcomers and natives, Christians and Jews, and the realization of the American Dream.

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Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Author

Mark Harelik

Author

Sarah Knapp

Steven M. Alper

Steven M. Alper is a music composer, primarily for the theatre, as well as an orchestrator and author. He wrote and orchestrated the score for the musical The Immigrant, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstan ...

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