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Beyond the Pale
Beyond the Pale
Author: Elana Dykewomon
Beyond the Pale follows the lives of two women: Gutke Gurvich, who apprentices as a midwife in a Russian Jewish settlement before immigrating to New York and joining the suffrage and labor movements; and Chava Meyer, a Russian Jew whose birth is attended by Gutke. A tour de force sequence involving the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781551928784
ISBN-10: 1551928787
Publication Date: 3/4/2008
Pages: 424
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Raincoast Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 2
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Helpful Score: 3
This is one of the best books I have ever read! It is compelling and honest, and extraordinarily well written. The characters are fascinating, and the history is both accurate and informative. This is a very well crafted novel, and kept me engaged from beginning to end. I highly recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 2
Although well-written, I found it somewhat contrived. It's quite possible that it's simply not my cup of tea, and others may enjoy it just fine.
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