Bloom's new novel inspired by a journey
Author Amy Bloom's new novel tells the story of a Russian immigrant's attempts to adjust to America, and her trek across the country to try to find her lost daughter. Bloom was inspired by the legend of a young immigrant woman who tried to walk home to Siberia.
- Amy Bloom: Author of the novel "Away," which was a National Book Award finalist. Bloom is a psychotherapist, essayist and novelist. She also writes and produces for television.