Bread Givers: A Novel : a Struggle Between a Father of the Old World and a Daughter of the New

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Persea Books, 1975 - Assimilation (Sociology) - 297 pages
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"Only if they cooked for men, and washed for men, and didn't nag and curse the men out of their homes: only if they let the men study the Torah in peace, then, maybe, they could push themselves into heaven with the men, to wait on them there."

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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  - Geek Lee - Goodreads

what an unexpected book. at first it seemed as though this would be a dull read but it was very entertaining. the style and tone is so different and helps the reader remember the setting. while this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Yezierska explores a lot of interesting themes about self (especially in relation to others), family, the immigrant experience, religion, and feminism. I can picture a dozen great research papers I ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTEB PARE
3
The Speaking Mouth of the Block
24
The Burden Bearer Changes Her Bur
89
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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