Ellie's inheritance

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Morrow, 1979 - Fiction - 190 pages
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A young Jewish woman, whose family has been impoverished by the 1929 stock market crash, struggles to define herself during the intellectual ferment of New York in the 1930's.

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At first when i saw this book during ssr I was like this book look stupid but i had nothing else to read so I started reading. I cant put the book down. Im not done but so far I like it.


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Author Hila Colman was born in New York City. She attended Radcliff College for two years until her mother died and she had to get a job. She worked for the National War Relief Agency, where she wrote and produced promotional materials. In 1947, her first story, Can a Man Have a Career and a Family Too?, was accepted by the Saturday Evening Post. She also wrote for McCall's, Redbook, Woman's Day, True Romance, and True Confessions. During her lifetime, she wrote more than fifty young adult books and several nonfiction books for adults. She won the Josette Frank award for her 1961 novel The Girl from Puerto Rico. Two of her novels, Tell Me No Lies and Sometimes I Don't Love My Mother, were adapted as ABC After-School Specials. She died on May 15, 2008 at the age of 98.

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