By Cathy Gohlke
Maureen O'Reilly and her more youthful sister flee eire in wish of saying the lifestyles promised to their father over 20 years ahead of. After surviving the pains of Ellis Island, Maureen learns that their benefactor, Colonel Wakefield, has died. His relations, refusing to possess his Civil struggle debt, casts her out. by myself, impoverished, and at risk of deportation, Maureen connives to procure employment in a popular division shop. yet she quickly discovers that the dependent facade hides a mystery that threatens each weak lady within the city.Despite her family's disapproval, Olivia Wakefield determines to honor her father's debt yet can't locate Maureen. unforeseen aid comes from an area businessman, whom Olivia starts to determine as greater than an best friend, at the same time she fears the secrets and techniques he's hiding. As girls commence disappearing from the shop, Olivia rallies influential girls in her circle to assist Maureen take a stand opposed to injustice and struggle for the lives in their becoming band of sisters. yet can both lady open her middle to divine top or the affection it will probably convey?
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Moyshe Kulbak, ‘‘From Byelorussia,’’ trans. by Leonard Wolf, in Howe, Wisse, and Shmeruk, The Penguin Book of Modern Yiddish Verse, 388. 17. Ibid. 18. R. ’’ Maisei Kul’bak, Vybranae (Minsk, 1970), 8. 19. , 398. 20. ‘‘The Rabbi’s Son,’’ Isaac Babel’s Selected Writings, 175–176. 21. Nikolai Ostrovskii, Vi shtol hot zikh farkhatevet: Roman in tsvey teyln, ed. M. Kulbak (Minsk: Melukhe farlag, 1937). This Yiddish translation of Nikolai Ostrovskii’s paradigmatic Soviet novel, How the Steel Was Tempered, lists Moyshe Kulbak’s name on the title page, referring to the text having been ‘‘edited’’ (baarbet ) by him; the name of the translator is not listed.
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