America and I: Short Stories by American Jewish Women Writers

Joyce Antler, Editor Beacon Press $25 (368p) ISBN 978-0-8070-3607-5
Four generations of American Jewish women writers are represented in these 23 tales; Mary Antin and Edith Konecky explore the secondary role of women in Judaism, Hortense Calisher deals with generational conflict, a 1932 story by Tess Slesinger concerns abortion and Cynthia Ozick confronts the Holocaust. PW called this an ``absorbing collection . . . powerful and deeply moving.'' (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 09/02/1991
Release date: 09/01/1991
Hardcover - 355 pages - 978-0-8070-3604-4
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