Call Me Ruth c.2

by Marilyn Sachs

Paperback, 1995

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J Sa 1908 NY

Publication

Scholastic (1995), Edition: 2nd, Paperback, 134 pages

Description

The daughter of a Russian immigrant family, newly arrived in Manhattan in 1908, has conflicting feelings about her mother's increasingly radical union involvement.

Local notes

1405-223

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A young immigrant, newly arrived in Manhattan in 1908, has conflicting feelings about her mother's increasingly radical union involvement.
LibraryThing member raizel
The book starts by giving the reader a brief idea of what life was like in the old country. Life on the Lower East Side---the hard work, trying to become an American, a generation gap, a workers' strike at a shirtwaist factory, making friends, understanding and appreciating the adults in a young
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woman's life---all are part of the rest of the book. The afterword briefly describes the actual strike described in the story.
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Physical description

134 p.; 7.4 inches

ISBN

0688137377 / 9780688137373

Barcode

34747000070892

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