America and I Summary
Anzia Yezierska

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America and I Summary

Anzia Yezierska, known as the "Queen of the Ghetto" or "The Immigrant Cinderella," became a literary sensation in 1920 after the publication of her first volume of short stories, Hungry Hearts. Despite this instant celebrity, her career was erratic: her work had fallen out of popular favor by the 1930s, but she had a resurgence in 1950, with publication of the autobiographical Red Ribbon on a White Horse. Almost thirty years after Yezierska's death, Alice...

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