My first three books recounted the European immigrant experience. These photographs taken by an Ellis Island clerk show the incredible diversity of people who braved the journey and the soul of the country that received them.
You will be stopped by various ads when you scroll through, but persist. It’s an astonishing voyage.
Sunday, May 6, 2pm reading from latest work at Hexagon Brewing Company, Knoxville, TN.
Thursday, May 10, 6-8 pm presentation on research on the historical novel, Blount County Library, Maryville, TN.
When We Were Strangers, Italian translation, to be presented in Pescasseroli, Italy, August 2018.
“Absorbing and layered with rich historical details, in Under the Same Blue Sky, Schoenewaldt weaves a tender and at times, heartbreaking story about German-Americans during World War I. With remarkable compassion, the author skillfully portrays conflicted loyalties, the search for belonging, the cruelty of war, and the resilience of the human spirit.”—Ann Weisgarber, author of The Promise and The Personal History of Rachel Dupree
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