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Bread Givers

Bread Givers Anzia Yezierska

Foreword and Introduction by Alice Kessler-Harris

Over 300,000 copies sold!

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.

Praise for the Book:

"Yezierska captures American hunger with extraordinary intenstiy."—Vivian Gornick, New York Times

About the Author:

Anzia Yezierska (ca. 1882-1970) is the author of many stories and novels about New York's immigrant Jews.

Also by Anzia Yezierska:
How I Found America: The Collected Stories of Anzia Yezierska
The Open Cage: An Anzia Yezierska Collection
Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story

Paperback / $14.95 / ISBN 978-0-89255-290-0 / 336 pages / Fiction, Jewish Studies

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