Bread Givers Setting & Symbolism

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Hester Street

Where the family lives and where Sara stands on a street corner selling herring to make twenty-five cents profit.

Grondo

The larger Russian city near Berel Bernstein's home. Berel says he grew up just a few miles from Grondo.

Grand Street

The location of the department store owned by Jacob Novak's father.

Chicago

Where Jacob Novak's father has been on business and where he returns from in order to meet Mashah and her family.

Poems of Poverty

The collection of poetry written by Morris Lipkin. He dedicates the work to Fania.

Elizabeth, New Jersey

Where Reb buys a grocery store.

Grand Street Cafeteria

Where Sara sometimes goes to eat because it is cheap. There are tablecloths and pretty flowers but the portions are small and Sara's hunger eventually prompts her to argue because the men get more food for the same price.

Orloff's Cafe

A caf...

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