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Salome of the Tenements
     

Salome of the Tenements

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by Anzia Yezierska, Gay Wilentz
 

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ISBN-10: 0252064356

ISBN-13: 9780252064357

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Salome is a gritty portrait of life on the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 1900s. Wealthy philanthropists devoted to the settlement house movement make plans to eradicate poverty and to erase the more unsettling signs of foreigness found among the immigrant poor. Sonya Vrunsky is poor, smart, and beautiful. She hates being patronized and she craves

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Salome is a gritty portrait of life on the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 1900s. Wealthy philanthropists devoted to the settlement house movement make plans to eradicate poverty and to erase the more unsettling signs of foreigness found among the immigrant poor. Sonya Vrunsky is poor, smart, and beautiful. She hates being patronized and she craves the pleasure that money does buy. When the Yiddish newspaper she works for sends her off to interview a philanthropist, she decides she will marry him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252064357
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Radical Novel Reconsidered Series
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
309,975
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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