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Grisha Wins Adirondack Literary Award

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Elizabethtown writer and historian Margaret Bartley's book, Grisha, won an award at the Adirondack Center for Writing's first annual literary awards Sunday. Grisha tells the story of famous Russian-American cellist Gregor Piatigorksy's childhood in Russia, his escape during the Revolution and as a refugee in Europe. He and his young family eventually made it to New York and the Adirondacks in the late 1930's. They found safe haven at the mansion "Windy Cliff" near Elizabethtown. A couple of years ago, Margaret Bartley spoke with Todd Moe about Piatigorsky's remarkable life and her book.

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