The Resource The Boston girl, Anita Diamant, (text large print)

The Boston girl, Anita Diamant, (text large print)

Label
The Boston girl
Title
The Boston girl
Statement of responsibility
Anita Diamant
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An unforgettable novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century. Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine--a world of short skirts, movies, celebrity culture, and new opportunities for women. Addie wants to finish high school and dreams of going to college. She wants a career and to find true love. Eighty-five-year-old Addie tells the story of her life to her twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, who has asked her "How did you get to be the woman you are today." She begins in 1915, the year she found her voice and made friends who would help shape the course of her life. From the one-room tenement apartment she shared with her parents and two sisters, to the library group for girls she joins at a neighborhood settlement house, to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with compassion for the naive girl she was and a wicked sense of humor. Written with the same attention to historical detail and emotional resonance that made Anita Diamant's previous novels bestsellers, The Boston Girl is a moving portrait of one woman's complicated life in twentieth century America, and a fascinating look at a generation of women finding their places in a changing world
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I227
LC item number
B68 2015
Literary form
fiction
The Boston girl, Anita Diamant, (text large print)
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The Boston girl, Anita Diamant, (text large print)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892338809
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
409 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594139185
Lccn
2014039551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3265141
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