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Her First American by Lore Segal
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Aug 09, 09

bookshelves: before-1960
Recommended for: looking for Jewish-American experience, immigrant experience, after ww2 etc
Read in January, 1995, read count: 4

I loved the premise of this book and I really, really wanted to like it (especially because I did like her first autobiographical one) and yet, despite some very fine writing, this novel seems terribly dated and mostly just plain bored me. I attempted to read it four times before I finally made it from start to finish, and I was not happy when i did.
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