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Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir, Ehrlich, Elizabeth
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Author Name    Ehrlich, Elizabeth

Title   Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Fair

Publisher    Penguin Books

ISBN Number    014026759X / 9780140267594

Seller ID   SKU201601794

014026759X Good to Fair. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Light to moderate water damage with resulting ripple and discoloration to pages. May have minor markings to text or other aesthetic damage. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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Like many Jewish Americans, Elizabeth Ehrlich was ambivalent about her background. She identified with Jewish cultural attitudes, but not with the institutions; she had fond memories of her Jewish grandmothers, but she found their religious practices irrelevant to her life. It wasn't until she entered the kitchen--and world--of her mother-in-law, Miriam, a Holocaust survivor, that Ehrlich began to understand the importance of preserving the traditions of the past. As Ehrlich looks on, Miriam methodically and lovingly prepares countless kosher meals while relating the often painful stories of her life in Poland and her immigration to America. These stories trigger a kind of religious awakening in Ehrlich, who--as she moves tentatively toward reclaiming the heritage she rejected as a young woman--gains a new appreciation of life's possibilities, choices, and limitations.

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