Harry Bernstein was born into a world of hardship and suffering in a
northern mill town, in the shadow of the First World War. His brutish
father spends what little he earns at the tailoring shop on drink, while
his devoted mother survives on her dreams - that new shoes might secure
Harry's admission to a fancy school, that her daughter might marry well,
and that one day they might all escape this grinding poverty for the
paradise of America. But as the years go by, life for the Bernsteins on
their narrow cobbled street remains a daily struggle to make ends meet. For
young Harry though, most distressing are his fears for his adored elder
sister Lily, who is risking all by pursuing a forbidden love...

Harry Bernstein—The Invisible Wall - A Love Story That Broke Barriers

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