Rivington Street: a novel

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University of Illinois Press, 2001 - Fiction - 431 pages
This sprawling historical novel follows the fortunes of four enterprising, courageous Jewish women on New York's Lower East Side. Through their lives, loves, and convictions, this work draws the reader into the explosive events that shaped women's possibilities in the early twentieth century.
 

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Rivington Street follows the lives of four Jewish women on Manhattan's Lower East Side at the turn of the century as they encounter love, politics, and the working world. Union Square recounts the ... Read full review

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NOT LIKE LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER
17
BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON
73
THE JOY OF THE STRUGGLE
145
TEMPERED IN THE FIRE
213
IF NOT NOW WHEN?
289
THE BRIGHT FUTURE
361
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