Odessa, Odessa With Author Barbara Artson

Meet the author of this multi-generational immigrant story of a family, joined by a tradition and parted during persecution, that remain bound by a fateful decision to leave Odessa. Via Zoom. Purchase the book here.

Sun Mar 21, 2021
10:00 am -  11:00 am
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Barbara Artson is a retired psychoanalyst who calls San Francisco her home. She regularly contributes essays and reviews of films and books to professional journals. She holds a PhD in psychology and an MA in English Literature, and taught Shakespeare as a grad student while completing the unfinished Dickens novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood, years before the musical production on Broadway. Like Dora in Odessa, Odessa Artson’s mother stitched elastic to the waistbands of women’s bloomers.

Praise for Odessa, Odessa

“Grounded in meticulous reconstruction of time and place and rich with memorable characters.”

—Belle Elving Washington Post  

“Artson’s mastery over the details and nuances of the lives she creates…show her to be a writer of depth and sensitivity”  

—Melanie Sperling, Professor Emerita, University of California, Riverside 

“A vivid immigrant journey of tragedy and triumphs that keeps us engaged…”  

—Dr. Linda Tucker, Bestselling Author of At a Crossroads, Finding the Right Psychotherapist

“…illuminates both the cultural and political freedoms and constraints that shape and re-shape the quiet dignity of ordinary and striving lives."

—Sandra Butler, co-author of It Never Ends: Mothering Middle-Aged Daughters

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