My Father’s Store is a captivating memoir about growing up in Montreal in the 1950s and ’60s. The daughter of a Ukrainian-born father and a Canadian-born mother, Mary Ann Lichacz-Karwatsky takes readers inside her father’s grocery story on Beaubien Street, which for decades provided locals with a unique taste of Europe.

Mary Ann Lichacz-Karwatsky’s memoir, My Father’s Store and Other Stories, is now in the Canadian Museum of Immigration, Halifax.