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Title:
Nice Jewish girls : growing up in America
Publication Information:
New York : Plume, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
ix, 292 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Aunt Rose's child / Grinder / In this country, but in another language, my aunt refuses to marry the men everyone wants her to / Comfort / Light breaks where no sun shines / Secret / Baba / Baby-sitting / Names / Get / Grandma / Theresa Weisberg's wedding / Home for winter / Big white pushka / If only I'd been born a kosher chicken / Kiddush cup / Watchman, what of the night? / Shema, the first prayer you learn / V'ahavta / Mourner / Inside the ark / Prayers / A Jewish education / Schmutz / Kichel / Down on the farm / I dream of railway stations / Sephirot / My grandma had a lover / Discovery / Nose-fixer / That's ridiculous / New girl / Mutatis mutandis / Way "we" were / Wandering Jewess-- 20th-century style / Desert song / One who receives / Blood in the sand / Onionskin / Sleepwalking through suburbia / Needlepoint / Silent night / I don't like to write about my father / Legacy / Macaroni and cheese
ISBN:
9780452273979
Format :
Book