About the author
Lawrence M. Ginsburg, a native of upstate New York now living in Georgia, is a retired lawyer with an interest in Jewish-American history. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the Syracuse University College of Law and a U.S. Army veteran. His previous publications include two monographs — "Israelites in Blue and Gray: Unchronicled Tales from Two Cities" (University Press of America, 2001) and "Tales of and About Jewish Youth During the Fin-de-siècle Era: An Annotated Gazette for a Transitional Decade in Upstate New York" (University Press of America, 2010) — and an essay, " 'Happyville' Deconstructed: An Over-caricatured Landmark in Southern Jewish History" (South Carolina Review, 2006). He has also authored or co-authored more than two dozen psychoanalytically oriented papers that have appeared in journals in North America, Europe and Israel.