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Bread givers : a novel

Author: Anzia Yezierska
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920's 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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Jewish fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anzia Yezierska
ISBN: 0892552905 9780892552900
OCLC Number: 51977895
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Description: xxxvi, 297 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Hester street: Hester street --
Speaking mouth of the block --
Burden bearer --
"Empty-head" --
Morris Lipkin writes poetry --
Burden bearer changes her burden --
Father becomes a business man in America --
Hard heart --
Bread givers --
Between two worlds: I shut the door --
Piece of meat --
My sisters and I --
Outcast --
Man wanted me --
On and on-alone --
College --
New world: My honeymoon with myself --
Death in Hester street --
Lodge money --
Hugo Seelig --
Man born of woman.
Responsibility: Anzia Yezierska ; foreword and introduction by Alice Kessler-Harris with photographs.

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This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920's 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.

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