Bread givers: a novel : a struggle between a father of the Old World and a daughter of the New

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G. Braziller, 1975 - Fiction - 297 pages
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Good insight into family. - Goodreads
Very good novel and easy to read. - Goodreads
I very much enjoyed the prose style and the story. - Goodreads
I thought the overall writing was supurb as well. - Goodreads
I was pleased by the ending, too. - Goodreads
I felt connected to her characters and love the plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Lizzie - Goodreads

For real all these multicultural NYC girls coming of age novels I've never heard of before are blowing my miiiiiind. Basically, look out, book club. (WHY did I pick something right before learning ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joseph Stieb - Goodreads

In Better Angels of our Nature, Stephen Pinker describes literature as a "tool for empathy." Few books emphasize this point as well as Bread Givers. Yezierksa puts you in the shoes of a poor Jewish ... Read full review

Contents

CBAPTEB fACt I Hester Street i
3
The Speaking Mouth of the Block
24
HI The Burden Bearer
35
Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Anzia Yezierska (1882-1970) emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1890. Her books include Bread Givers, How I Found America: Collected Stories, The Open Cage, and Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story.

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