Pacific Street

I am delighted and honored by Charles Moore’s insightful and in-depth review of my novel, Pacific Street. Thank you, Charles!

Moore Genealogy

A Novel by Amy Cohen

Where does the time go? I know I purchased this book a few months after it came out. The copyright date says 2016, and here we are in 2020, and I have finally read the book. Pacific Street is an excellent read and well worth your time. The author Amy Cohen writes about the early life of her grandparents Gussie Brotman and Isadore Goldschlager, leading up to their marriage. While written as a novel, many of the events are true, and many of the people encountered in the book are real. To say the book is a result of a great deal of research would be an understatement. While written as a novel, the author let her grandparents take on that human quality that better served the telling of their story.  

Amy opened her book with an actual event in Isadore’s home town of…

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6 thoughts on “Pacific Street

  1. Hi Amy, when I think of Pacific Street, I remember some lines to the effect of you thinking about your female descendants in 1910 and of the journey(s) they made with linguistic and many other difficulties that had to be faced. It echoed my thoughts about my own g-grandmother. The
    book is warm, inviting and full of hope.

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