The Resource The Boston girl, Anita Diamant

The Boston girl, Anita Diamant

Label
The Boston girl
Title
The Boston girl
Statement of responsibility
Anita Diamant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Diamant, Anita
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I227
LC item number
B68 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Feminism
  • Boston (Mass.)
Label
The Boston girl, Anita Diamant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892338809
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
409 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475978
Lccn
2014039551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892338809
  • (Sirsi) a1775887
Label
The Boston girl, Anita Diamant
Publication
Note
"Thorndike Press large print basic" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn892338809
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
409 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410475978
Lccn
2014039551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892338809
  • (Sirsi) a1775887

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