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Jacob's Cane: A Jewish Family's Journey from the Four Lands of Lithuania to the Ports of London and Baltimore; A M

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Drawn to an image of her great-grandfather's ornately carved cane, scholar Elisa New embarked on a journey to discover the origins of her precious family heirloom. Treading back across the paths of her ancestors, she travels from Baltimore to the Baltic to London in order to find and understand an immigrant world profoundly affected by modern German culture, from the Enlig ...more
ebook, 400 pages
Published September 22nd 2009 by Basic Books (first published 2009)
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Well written, includes a lot of history to give a better understanding of her family's experiences. Recommended.
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