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- DescriptionIncludes stories of - a grandfather who heroically escaped from Russia by swimming the Pruth River to Romania; another grandfather who kept a lifelong mistress; grandmothers who were ignored except in the kitchen; migrations legal and illegal from Eastern Europe to Canada to California; and, a West Coast adolescence in the McCarthy years.
- Author BiographyROBERT A. ROSENSTONE is Professor of History at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. His previous books include Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed; Mirror in the Shrine: American Encounters in Meiji Japan; Visions of the Past: The Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History; and King of Odessa, a novel based on the life of Russian writer Isaac Babel.
- Author(s)Robert A. Rosenstone
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2005
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleJewish Life, History, and Culture
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note13 b&w photos, 1 genealogical chart
- Weight300 g
- Width142 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Series Edited byMichael Neiditch
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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