- ISBN: 9780312570194
- ISBN: 0312570198
- Description: 327 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
- 11 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
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|Contents Note:|| Contains "Glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish Words and Expressions".
|Summary:|| " In 1950's Brooklyn, sisters Rose and Pearl Weiss grow up in a loving but strict ultra-Orthodox family, never dreaming of defying their parents or their community's unbending and intrusive demands. Then, a chance meeting with a young French immigrant turns Rose's world upside down, its once bearable strictures suddenly tightening like a noose around her neck. Defiantly, she begins to live a secret life that shocks her family when it is discovered. Out of guilt and an overwhelming desire to be reconciled with those she loves, she finally bows to her parents' demands that she agree to an arranged marriage. But the night before her wedding, she commits an act of defiance so unforgivable it will exile her forever from her innocent young sister, her family, and all she has ever known."--Book jacket.
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|Subject:||Sisters > Fiction.
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Ragen, Naomi, "The sisters Weiss," New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.