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Yezierska's Bread Givers: A Struggle between a Father of the Old World and a Daughter of the New World (1925) is the author's most fully realized fictional work. Based on events from her childhood, the novel explores the struggles that Sara goes through as she breaks free from her traditional Old World family to become an independent woman.

Red Ribbon on a White Horse is Yezierska's fictionalized autobiography. Yezierska published this work, to great acclaim, in 1950, when she was nearly seventy years old.

Call It Sleep (1934) is Henry Roth's highly praised novel about the experiences of Jewish immigrants in New York City. It focuses on a young boy, his difficult relationship with his father, and the squalid urban environment in which they live. Today, this novel is considered a classic of Jewish-American literature.

Chaim Potok, the son of Polish immigrants, was...

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