The Resource The Boston girl : a novel, Anita Diamant, (electronic resource)

The Boston girl : a novel, Anita Diamant, (electronic resource)

Label
The Boston girl : a novel
Title
The Boston girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anita Diamant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes 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"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Diamant, Anita
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I227
LC item number
B68 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Feminism
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Boston (Mass.)
Label
The Boston girl : a novel, Anita Diamant, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"Scribner fiction original hardcover."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439199374
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
33678d84-02a1-4051-ba4b-bb19b520dbc2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894999000
Label
The Boston girl : a novel, Anita Diamant, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Scribner fiction original hardcover."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439199374
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
33678d84-02a1-4051-ba4b-bb19b520dbc2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894999000

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