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Unorthodox : the scandalous rejection of my Hasidic roots

Author: Deborah Feldman
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Traces the author's upbringing in the Satmar Hasidic community in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, New York, describing the strict rules that governed her life, her arranged marriage at the age of seventeen, and the birth of her son, which led to her plan to leave and forge her own path in life.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
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Named Person: Deborah Feldman; Deborah Feldman; Deborah Feldman; Deborah Feldman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Feldman
ISBN: 9781439187005 1439187002 9781439187012 1439187010
OCLC Number: 698360654
Awards: Commended for Books for a Better Life (First Book) 2012
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Feldman.

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In this arresting memoir about growing up inNand ultimately escaping fromNa strict Hasidic community, Feldman reveals what life is like trapped within a religious sect that values silence and  Read more...

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"Riveting... extraordinary." - Marie Claire "Eloquent, appealing, and just emotional enough... No doubt girls all over Brooklyn are buying this book, hiding it under their mattresses, reading it Read more...

 
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