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City of slaughter : a novel

Author: Cynthia Drew
Publisher: McKinleyville, Calif. : Fithian Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the beginning of the 20th century, two young sisters travel from Russia to live with Jewish relatives on New York's Lower East Side.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Drew
ISBN: 9781564745149 1564745147
OCLC Number: 747331795
Description: 310 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Cynthia Drew.

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At the beginning of the 20th century, two young sisters travel from Russia to live with Jewish relatives on New York's Lower East Side.

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An Important Book

by seedee (WorldCat user published 2012-04-01) Excellent Permalink

Both my husband and I read this book and wonder whether the historical events in this wonderful novel are being taught today - Tammany Hall politics, New York's Gilded Age, the rise of Industrialization in the U.S. (and with it the trade unions), all the events that shape an emerging industrial nation.

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