Letters From Rifka

A Novel by Karen Hesse

Publisher and Publication Date

the publisher is Karen hesse.and the date was 1919.

main characters

Rifka, Pushkin, shalom, Tovah, Nthan


the setting is in Russia at the doctors office

plot summary

They had traveled to a ship with people on it. they traveled to America to free.


Rifka had ringworm and her hair was falling off. and her mom and her dad left her.


they gave her fake hair so she can get married.



author's purpose

she want to tell us about the Russian alexander pushkin because he was very strong