The Boston Girl: A Novel

The Boston Girl: A Novel

New York Times bestseller!

An unforgettable novel about a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, told “with humor and optimism…through the eyes of an irresistible heroine” (People)—from the acclaimed author of The Red Tent.

Anita Diamant’s “vivid, affectionate portrait of American womanhood” (Los Angeles Times), follows the life of one woman, Addie Baum, through a period of dramatic change. Addie is The Boston Girl, the… (more)

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Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

This is a great book for mothers and daughters to share, or for women’s book clubs. I highly recommend it! Outstanding!

“The Boston Girl’s” wise, canny matriarch, journalist, counselor, author, human rights champion, chronicler of a century of Jewish life in Boston and around the nation, is supremely brave and bighearted — a marvelous role model no matter how you parse it.

The Boston Girl is entertaining and surprisingly educational in showcasing the battles women fought to obtain access to various careers.

Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (December 09, 2014)

Collection: Scribner

Parent ISBN: 9781439199367

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Language: English

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