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Publisher Comments:

This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the youngest daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father's rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Sarah's struggle towards independence and self-fulfillment resonates with a passion all can share. Beautifully redesigned page for page with the previous editions, is an essential historical work with enduring relevance.

Synopsis:

The classic novel of Jewish immigrants, with period photographs.

Synopsis:

This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father's rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Photos.

About the Author

Anzia Yezierska (1882-1970) emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1890. Her books include Bread Givers, How I Found America: Collected Stories, The Open Cage, and Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892552900
Foreword:
Kessler-Harris, Alice
Author:
Kessler-Harris, Alice
Author:
Yezierska, Anzia
Publisher:
Persea Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Women immigrants
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Jewish families
Subject:
Children of immigrants
Subject:
Assimilation.
Subject:
Jewish fiction.
Subject:
Lower East Side
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series Volume:
4185.1
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 black-and-white photographs
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 1 in 0.76 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The classic novel of Jewish immigrants, with period photographs.
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