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immigrant"s daughter

Howard Fast

immigrant"s daughter

by Howard Fast

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Published by Coronet in Sevenoaks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHoward Fast.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3511.A784
The Physical Object
Pagination321p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18224814M
ISBN 100340395656

The fifth and last novel in Fast's baggy, sentiment-drenched saga of the California Layette family, launched with The Immigrants (). Here the queenpin is Barbara Layette, daughter of grand old Dan (), the self-made man. Barbara is with an activist past encompassing years of fighting the bad guys—from robber bosses and Nazis to McCarthyites and domestic fascists. “Being the daughter of immigrants made me realize what a privilege being an American citizen is. It is frustrating to see so many people assume the stories of others because of what is often presented in the media.” Writing the book was a long process, and involved dozens of interviews.

  In this triumphant conclusion to the Lavette saga, Howard Fast brings the story up to the present, to the fourth generation. As Dan Lavette dominated The Immigrants, so his eldest child, Barbara, is the focus of this wide-ranging and passionate novel. After a life filled with danger, love and death, Barbara, now in her sixties, is living a simple life in San Francisco. And then, almost on a Author: Howard Fast.   The Insult: Mother, hoping to get Neelu, her ageing (23!) daughter married, attempts to enlist Nimmi, her sister, as husband-hunter on an upcoming trip .

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Immigration’s Daughters. One father, poor enough that he cannot spare a serving of food, eats the regurgitated meal that his daughter has vomited up so that she can take a second shot at eating a full portion. Another set of parents sacrifice mightily to send their daughter to a middle school with higher standardized testing.


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I love this book. It tells the story of an amazing woman and her family. It touches on so many issues: World War II, immigration to a new country (several times), escaping communism and having to hide ones religious beliefs, love, family, illness, death, mothers and their daughters/5. “The memoir crackles with imagination, raw feeling, and the kind of stark empathy we come to literature precisely to experience.

The two key threads of the book–the author’s and her mother’s–play off one another with a delicate harmony I’ve rarely seen in memoir, showcasing Kapphahn’s ability to use both her personal experience and her mother’s unique, striking narrative to.

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A poor emigrant's daughter too frightened to know I was leaving forever the land of my soul Amid struggle and fear my parents did pray To place courage to leave o'er the longing to stay.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. poetry, and screenplays. The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in Inhis refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of Author: Howard Fast.

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[Mary Terzian] -- Mary Terzian was born in Cairo to Armenian parents, refugees of the genocide. She lived and worked in Egypt, Congo, Togo and Lebanon before immigrating to the United States. Her memoirs of life. The Immigrants' Daughter, “laced with a perfect mix fo drama and humor” is a triumph over destiny, a leap from passive acceptance of fate into a fierce battle for self-determination.

Three educational institutions have been interested in reprinting excerpts from the book for use as an instructional tool. Book a roadmap for immigrants in America Her latest book is a compilation of interviews and the personal stories of a dozen ordinary immigrants from around the world and begins with Dr.

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For the past year, I’ve been researching my forthcoming book, Undocumented America, in which I recount the intimate stories of undocumented immigrants throughout the United less of.