30th November 2014
The Aunt’s Mirrors reveals an unexpected story of how an immigrant family from Poland made a new life—whilst continuing an old one—in nineteenth-century Beechworth, Grafton, Rylstone, and Sydney, through the shared sense of meaningfulness that permeated the lives of seven generations of this Australian Jewish family.
“My grandfather lies in bed all day now. We try to ask him the stories, but after ninety-three years, he is starting to forget. I am mindful that, before long, he will vanish…”