Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska
A Novel

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The classic novel of Jewish immigrants, with period photographs.


This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the youngest daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father's rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Sarah's struggle towards independence and self-fulfillment resonates with a passion all can share. Beautifully redesigned page for page with the previous editions, Bread Givers is an essential historical work with enduring relevance.
 

About Anzia Yezierska

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Anzia Yezierska (1880?-1970) is the author of many books, including the novels Bread Givers (1925), Hungry Hearts (1920), and Salome of the Tenements (1923). Katherine Stubbs is Assistant Professor of English at Colby College.
 
Published August 1, 2003 by Persea. 369 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Cooking. Fiction

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