The Promised Land (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Promised Land (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Mary Antin
     
 

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Published in 1912, this classic autobiography moves from the harsh repression and brutal pogroms of anti-Semitic Russia to the opportunities and challenges of life in America.  "I began life in the Middle Ages," the twenty-nine-year-old Antin writes, "and here am I still, your contemporary in the twentieth century, thrilling with your latest thought." 

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Published in 1912, this classic autobiography moves from the harsh repression and brutal pogroms of anti-Semitic Russia to the opportunities and challenges of life in America.  "I began life in the Middle Ages," the twenty-nine-year-old Antin writes, "and here am I still, your contemporary in the twentieth century, thrilling with your latest thought." 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411445581
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
430
File size:
387 KB

Meet the Author


Mary Antin (1881-1949) was an American writer and immigration activist. She is best known for her autobiography, The Promised Land, which describes her struggle to assimilate into American culture after emigrating from Poland with her family at the age of thirteen. She went on to actively support the Progressive Party.

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