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Unorthodox : the scandalous rejection of my Hasidic roots

Author: Deborah Feldman
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Traces the author's upbringing in a Hasidic community in Brooklyn, describing the strict rules that governed her life, arranged marriage at the age of seventeen, and the birth of her son, which led to her plan to leave and forge her own path in life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Deborah Feldman; Deborah Feldman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Feldman
ISBN: 9781439187005 1439187002 9781439187012 1439187010
OCLC Number: 698360654
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Feldman.

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Traces the author's upbringing in a Hasidic community in Brooklyn, describing the strict rules that governed her life, arranged marriage at the age of seventeen, and the birth of her son, which led to her plan to leave and forge her own path in life.
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"Imagine Frank McCourt as a Jewish virgin, and you've got "Unorthodox" in a nutshell . . . a sensitive and memorable coming-of-age story.""--""Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"

 
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