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"The Tin Horse" Author Event

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Piece Written by Wedgwood View Reader, Peggy Sturdivant

A mother lode of Jewish history, “so juicy that the setting became a character in its own right.”

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 13th the NE Branch Library, along with Secret Garden Books, presents Janice Steinberg from San Diego author of prize-winning novel The Tin Horse. Steinberg is a longtime dance critic, former public radio reporter, mystery writer and Nia dance enthusiast whose first character-driven novel, The Tin Horse was published by Random House last year.

Of the setting in the pre-World War II Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles Steinberg says, “when I started to do research for The Tin Horse, I wanted to write a novel