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Promised Land

By: Antin, Mary

Price: $5.50

Publisher: 3/5/2013

Seller ID: 9780140189858

ISBN: 0140189858

Condition: USED


Interweaving introspection with political commentaries, biography with history, The Promised Land (1912) brings to life the transformation of an East European Jewish immigrant into an American citizen. Mary Antin recounts "the process of uprooting, transportation, replanting, acclimitization, and development that took place in my own soul," and reveals the impact of a new culture and new standards of behavior on her family. A feeling of divisions--between Russia and America, Jews and Gentiles, Yiddish and English--ever-present in her narrative, is balanced by insights, amusing and serious, int... View more info

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Promised Land

By: Antin, Mary

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143106777

ISBN: 0143106775

Condition: USED


For the centennial of its first publication: a new edition of a seminal work on the American immigrant experienceWeaving introspection with political commentary, biography with history, "The Promised Land," first published in 1912, brings to life the transformation of an Eastern European Jewish immigrant into an American citizen. Mary Antin recounts "the process of uprooting, transportation, replanting, acclimatization, and development that took place in her] own soul" and reveals the impact of a new culture and new standards of behavior on her family. A feeling of division--between Rus... View more info