"Eisenfeld writes about Shenandoah the way Annie Proulx writes about Wyoming or Edward Abbey about the deserts of the Southwest: pristine, unsentimental, eloquent prose."--Kirkus
"Eisenfeld's endeavor to realize the human spirit is triumphant."--Blue Lyra Review
Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal
In this first-person travel journey through the lost communities of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Eisenfeld tells the story of her on-the-ground discovery of the relics and memories a few thousand mountain residents left behind when the government used eminent domain to kick them off their land to create Shenandoah National Park.
Stay tuned for anther book in progress: "A Yankee's Journey Through the Lost Jewish South": A Yankee by birth, a Virginian by choice, Eisenfeld travels through the Deep South--retracing some of the nation's great, tragic, and lesser-known moments, from the Civil War to civil rights, and exploring the historic Jewish subculture--as an open-minded outsider, to discover how the experience will change her. These Are America's Most Endangered Jewish Communities, The Forward, February 1, 2017.
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