Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story - Chapter 9, America, at Last, Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Lila Perl
This Study Guide consists of approximately 21 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Four Perfect Pebbles.
This section contains 772 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Study Guide

Chapter 9, America, at Last, Epilogue Summary and Analysis

When they arrived in New York City, they went to Tante Clara's small, clean apartment in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Marion remembered being in a state of awe as the tall buildings, bustling streets and loud subways. She quickly befriended her cousin Helga. Marion's first consumer pleasure in the U.S. was the abundance of chewing gum.

The Blumenthals could not stay with Tante Clara. The HIAS or Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, found them a temporary residence hotel in Manhattan. They lived in one room and Albert and Marion indulged in American food. Marion put went from thirty-five pounds in 1945 to one hundred and thirty-five pounds in 1948. While they were enjoying themselves, Ruth knew no English, had no job skills and feared for their future. HIAS found them a permanent place to live in...

(read more from the Chapter 9, America, at Last, Epilogue Summary)

This section contains 772 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook