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
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Very interesting in terms of Jewish-American history, feminist history, and cultural representation in literature; not so great in terms of plot and character. Read full review

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I loved the voice of this book- a great insight into a young woman coming of age as she both escaped & felt drawn to her religious immigrant family Read full review

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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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