My Motherís Wars

My Motherís Wars
Item# 9780807050521
$25.95

Product Description

Lillian Faderman delves deep into the past of her mother, telling the story of a young village girl from Latvia arriving in America full of dreams but receiving instead the harsh realities of life in the New World. Through her motherís storyómaking the trans-Atlantic journey to the states alone, raising two kids by herself as a garment worker, fighting the early battles of unionization, and leaving family in Hitlerís path of annihilationóFaderman constructs an enthralling narrative that deals with the history of workers, immigrants, women, and the Holocaust from the viewpoint of Jewish people in America.