Ronna Wineberg is the author of On Bittersweet Place, which is her first novel. Her stories have appeared in American Way, Colorado Review, South Dakota Review, and elsewhere, and been broadcast on National Public Radio. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, New York Foundation for the Arts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Ragdale Foundation. She is the founding fiction editor of the Bellevue Literary Review.
Read by Lesa Lockford
A moving, universal story of family, self-discovery, young love, and the experience of the immigrant
“Lesa Lockford expertly captures the voice of Lena as she moves through adolescence into adulthood, from an unsure girl afraid she will never speak unaccented English to a confident, successful woman. Wineberg’s (Second Language) quintessential American story of belonging, family life, heritage, and pursuing the American dream will resonant with listeners.” - Library Journal (audio review)
Released November 25, 2014