Through the Golden Doors: A Family History

Through the Golden Doors: A Family History

by Barbara Bookman


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The history of a Jewish-American family, from Brest-Litovsk to Brooklyn to Long Island to California.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419661679
Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
Publication date: 03/06/2007
Pages: 122
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Barbara Bookman was a first-generation American born in Brooklyn, New York in 1920. She died in 1996 at the age of 75 in Walnut Creek, California. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, friend, student, leader, school-builder, public servant, and role-model for women long before the adjective liberation was applied to them. She was well into her 60s when she began writing seriously. She wrote from the heart, as she did all things. Her memoir, Through The Golden Doors, was written during her last decade. It tells the story of a Jewish-American family, from the pogroms of Brest-Litovsk at the dawn of the 20th century to Brooklyn and beyond, through two world wars and the Great Depression.

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