An indispensable volume of immigrant literature.
Individually, each of these 27 stories is authentic and immediate, as memorable as family history passed from one generation to the next; taken together, they comprise a vivid, enduring portrait of the struggles of immigrant Jewsparticularly womenon New York's Lower East Side.
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About the Author
East Side of New York with her family in 1890 when she was nine years old. By the 1920s she had risen out of poverty and become a successful writer of stories, novelsall autobiographicaland an autobiography, Red Ribbon on a White
Horse (Persea). Her novel Bread
Givers (Persea) is considered a classic of Jewish American fiction. Her acclaimed books also includeHow I Found America: Collected Stories and The Open Cage. She died in 1970.
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