By Harry Bernstein
Harry Bernstein all started chronicling his existence on the age of ninety-four, after the dying of his liked spouse, Ruby. In his first ebook, The Invisible Wall, he informed a haunting tale of forbidden love in global warfare I-era England. Then Bernstein wrote The Dream, the touching story of his family’s immigrant event in Depression-era Chicago and manhattan. Now Bernstein completes the saga with The Golden Willow, a heart-lifting memoir of his lifestyles with Ruby, a romance that lasted approximately seventy years.
They met at a dance at New York’s mythical Webster corridor, fell immediately and head over heels in love, and launched into a wealthy and lucrative lifestyles jointly. From their first tiny rented room at the higher West facet to their years in Greenwich Village, immersed within the artwork scene, surrounded by means of dancers, musicians, and writers, to their lifestyles within the newly burgeoning suburbs, Harry and Ruby pursued the yankee dream with gusto, a lot as Harry’s overdue mom may have wanted.
Together, via a melancholy, a global struggle, and the McCarthy period, via activity losses and race riots and the joyous births in their young ones, Harry and Ruby weathered a lot and shared a huge love. yet then the inevitable occurred. one in all them needed to move first. while Ruby used to be ninety-one, she gotten smaller leukemia and died. on my own for the 1st time in his existence, Harry felt the loss acutely and extraordinarily, and for a protracted whereas, regardless of persevered sturdy healthiness, he used to be doubtful approximately even if he may well move on with no Ruby. It used to be then that he grew to become to the previous for solace–and ended up satisfying a lifelong dream of turning into a broadcast author.
Delightful and hopeful, delicate and relocating, The Golden Willow is Harry’s tribute to his cherished Ruby, to their lengthy, satisfied lifestyles jointly, to the effect her parting had on his center and his soul, and to the surprises and unforeseen pleasures that proceed to watch for him.
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The Golden Willow: The Story of a Lifetime of Love by Harry Bernstein