History and Jewish Mysticism Blend in ‘The Bus to Jerusalem’

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Shelly Rybak-Pearson’s literary debut captures drama and desolation of Lithuanian Holocaust

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PALM BEACH, Fla. – In her literary debut titled “The Bus to Jerusalem” (published by Xlibris), Shelly Rybak-Pearson blends fact and fiction to tell a riveting story of hope, love and the drama and desolation of the Lithuanian Holocaust. Pearson has recently launched a new marketing campaign to promote her book recently published in 2015.

“The Bus to Jerusalem” tells a mystical love fantasy story that draws influence from the Kabbalistic concept of the twin soul. Based on true events that happened to the author’s parents, it traces the couple’s first meeting in pre-World War II Europe and charts their journey through Latin American and the United States.

An evocative and compelling narrator, Pearson combines historical events with classic concepts of Jewish mysticism to recreate her parents’ story, their spiritual relationships and the events surrounding her mother’s eventual passing.

Suffused with the zeitgeist of the Second World War, “The Bus to Jerusalem” is an unforgettable tale that captures the fears, hopes, struggles and triumphs of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times.

“The Bus to Jerusalem”
By Shelly Rybak-Pearson
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 78 pages | ISBN 9781503531222
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 78 pages | ISBN 9781503531239
E-Book | 78 pages | ISBN 9781503531215
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Shelly Rybak-Pearson, Ed.M.,. Harvard University, is the founder and director of the International Foundation for the Arts, Inc. (I FA), an organization engaged in the promotion of international understanding through the exchange of cultural and educational activities. A Costa Rican native of Lithuanian Jewish descent, Pearson spearheaded a campaign to install a monument in Lithuania's capital city, Vilnius, to commemorate the genocide of 96.4% of the nation's Jewish population during the Holocaust.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.
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