around Mary Pawlak, this is an autobiographic, biographic and historical
description of growing up in a Carpatho-Rusyn family on Bald Mountain near
Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania during the 1920's and 30's. The introduction contains
descriptive material about Carpatho-Rusyn immigration, traditions and life
style during the early part of the 20th century. The objective, factual
information of this introduction serves as a background setting for the
more personal narration in following chapters. The narration is in English,
but there is some Russian source material in the Introduction.