Half-Jew : a daughter's search for her family's buried past (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Half-Jew : a daughter's search for her family's buried past

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The author knew from early childhood that her father was a Roman Catholic convert but never knew he had been born a Jew. Yet she sensed, growing up Catholic in the 1950s in Michigan, that there were missing pieces in her father's and her own story."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jacoby, Susan, 1945-
Half-Jew.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
(OCoLC)606281375
Online version:
Jacoby, Susan, 1945-
Half-Jew.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
(OCoLC)607730153
Named Person: Susan Jacoby; Jacoby family.; Jacoby family.; Susan Jacoby; Susan Jacoby; Jacoby family
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Jacoby
ISBN: 068483250X 9780684832500
OCLC Number: 43287042
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Always Say Jewish --
Conversions --
German-Americanization --
Brothers --
Brothers: Second Generation --
The Chosen and the Heathen --
Family Contrasts --
Elementary Education --
Out of Somewhere --
Holocaust, Holocaust, Holocaust --
Principles --
Loyalties --
Elegy.
Responsibility: Susan Jacoby.
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A journalist explores her family's hidden roots to uncover the history of her New York German-Jewish family, which attempted to hide its religious and cultural background by converting to Roman  Read more...

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