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Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska
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Feb 16, 12

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Read in February, 2012

I really enjoyed this book - an interesting look at jewish immigrants in the 1920's, a somewhat autobiographical story told through novel form. It shows the struggle of the main character in her want to be american and her cultural ties. old vs new. etc. The author touches on immigration,poverty, culture clashes, the women's movement, and more so the jewish woman's movement, and also just...the start of the rise of secular judaism. To me, the 1920's is always an interesting setting to read about.
Anyways, it was a fun read and written well. I wonder why I never had to read this in class (as both Austin and my brother did) but I am glad I read it now either way.
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Michael Neiman I read this in college for one of my history classes. great book.


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