Eva Hoffman Writing Styles in Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language

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Eva Wydra Hoffman is a Polish author and academic. Hoffman was born in 1945 in Krakow, Poland to Jewish parents who had survived the horrors of the Holocaust. In 1959, the family emigrated from Poland to Canada.

"Lost in Translation, A Life in a New Language" is the story of Hoffman's childhood in Poland and the changes that occurred after the family moved to Canada. Hoffman eventually moves to the U.S. and attends Rice University, Yale and Harvard before settling in New York. The experiences throughout the author's life offer an unbiased view into the life an of immigrant family and that of a girl who grows up in three separate countries, all the while learning a new language in every sense.

After high school, Eva studied English Literature at Texas' Rice University where she received a scholarship. After Rice University, Eva went on to study at the Yale...

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