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The Jewish Mothers' Hall of Fame

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Publisher Comments:

Bernstein interviewed 25 mothers of Jewish people, including Clara Sussman, mother of Rosalyn Yalow, a Nobel Medalist in medicine. Like other mothers in the book, Clara, who died recently, exemplified a life ofhard work and sacrifice, as well as worry about her child when a teacher told her Rosalyn was a genius. (I never met the man Einstein but I heard he was a little peculiar.) The author says Leah Adler, mother of filmdirector Steven Spielberg, was the funniest person he'd ever met, and readers will agree. With obvious love and pride, she kvetches about bringing up a peculiar son (I didn't know what the hell he was). There are reportson rock stars, a lawyer, playwright and other achievers and at least two people more notorious than famous: porn film star Harry Reems and yippie ex-convict Abbie Hoffman.

Synopsis:

A collection of observations, reminiscenses, and humorous anecdotes from the devoted mothers of twenty-five famous Jewish actors, singers, comedians, and authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307767165
Publisher:
Doubleday
Subject:
Humor : General
Author:
Bernstein, Fred A.
Subject:
Jews -- United States -- Interviews.
Subject:
Mothers -- United States -- Interviews.
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
Topic - Religion
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Jewish women
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Parenting - Motherhood
Subject:
Jewish women -- United States -- Interviews.
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Humor-Religious
Subject:
Judaism-Thought and Culture
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19860402
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
174

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