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To have not : a memoir

Author: Frances Lefkowitz
Publisher: San Francisco : MacAdam/Cage Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of seven, Lefkowitz began to realize that the world was divided into two, between the Have and the Have Nots. She began a lifelong examination of what it really means to have and have not-- not just financially, but emotionally and culturally as well. Her search leads her to the halls of an Ivy League institution, and a dusty village in Central America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frances Lefkowitz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Lefkowitz
ISBN: 9781596923546 1596923547
OCLC Number: 319497719
Description: 296 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: When poverty becomes poison --
Start with parents who marry by accident --
Get into cars with strangers --
Beware those fits of optimism --
Just keep nodding and avoid the topic of lawns --
Don't feed the roaches --
Send for the helicopter --
Meet the gifted classes --
Switch roles with your mother --
Escape to the Ivy League --
Stagnate --
Get backstage --
Kill your dreams --
Wonder if a white girl can get the blues --
Age before you ripen --
Go fly a kite --
Become your own enemy --
Epilogue: Discover the future of your past.
Responsibility: by Frances Lefkowitz.

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At the age of seven, Lefkowitz began to realize that the world was divided into two, between the Have and the Have Nots. She began a lifelong examination of what it really means to have and have not-- not just financially, but emotionally and culturally as well. Her search leads her to the halls of an Ivy League institution, and a dusty village in Central America.

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