How I Found America: Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska

How I Found America: Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska

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How I Found America: Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska by Anzia Yezierska

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 Jews—particularly women—on New York's Lower East Side.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892552986
Publisher: Persea Books
Publication date: 08/17/2003
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 400,634
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anzia Yezierska (1882-1970)was born in Poland and came to the Lower
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, novels—all autobiographical—and 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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