“Why I came here? Start the machine. I’ll tell you everything…Because the olive trees were bare, because the date trees gave no fruit…”
For the week of Father’s Day, A Fathers Day Fatherly Story. Performed by myself and Linda Shalom, as adapted from my novel, The New World, which begins with a Syrian-Jewish immigrant’s journey to this country at the turn of the 20th century.
Click the triangle or mp3 link above to hear our tale, as broadcast today on Arts Express on WBAI FM NY and Pacifica stations across the nation.
Denise Shalom Pérez.
Thank you, Denise! So sweet of you to comment.
Very powerful, Jack!
I’M VERY IMPRESSED. I WISH TO RESERVE FURTHER COMMENTS FOR THE FUTURE.
Thanks, Christina. You probably recognize it from the opening of the book…