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
And the writing, though simple, has moments of beauty. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Hannah Seipert - Goodreads

One of the few books I was assigned to read in high school that I felt was worthwhile. Amazing. Read full review

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User Review  - Joann Layton - Goodreads

This narrative is from a different time and place. Had a hard time relating to the characters. The father's selfishness and the women's acceptance of their subjugation made this particularly hard to swallow. Interesting on a historical level, but I didn't "like" it. 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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