Uncovered : how I left Hasidic life and finally came home (Audiobook on CD, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Uncovered : how I left Hasidic life and finally came home

Author: Leah Lax; Donna Postel
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Tantor Audio, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In Uncovered, Leah Lax tells her story--beginning as a young teen who left her liberal, secular home for life as a Hasidic Jew and ending as a forty-something woman who has to abandon the only world she's known for thirty years in order to achieve personal freedom. In understated, crystalline prose, Lax details her experiences with arranged marriage, fundamentalist faith, and motherhood during her years with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Leah Lax
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Lax; Donna Postel
ISBN: 9781631529955 1631529951 9781515909880 1515909883
OCLC Number: 959561275
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Cast: Read by Donna Postel.
Description: 11 audio discs (13.5 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Leah Lax.

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A naive lesbian teen in Texas is drawn into a group of Hassidic Jews with their offers of refuge from her troubled family and promises of eternal love. She becomes one of them, but ultimately, as a  Read more...

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Redbook Magazine and Good Housekeeping Best of the YearHouston Chronicle #1 PickWriters' League of Texas Discovery Award"A truly mesmerizing memoir."-Redbook"Fascinating and insightful . . Read more...

 
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