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When I Lived in Modern Times

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 135 Ratings and 37 Reviews

Book Description
In April 1946, a 20-year-old East End London hairdresser named Evelyn Sert sets out for Palestine. "This is my story," she writes in When I Lived in Modern Times, which won Linda Grant the 2000 Orange Prize. "Scratch a Jew and you've got a story." Her account is no less complicated than that of any other displaced European Jew in the postwar years. Separated from her family, she searches for some ... More
Book Information
PublisherPlume Books
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
ISBN-100452282926
ISBN-13978-0452282926
Publication Date12/31/2002
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About Linda Grant (Author) : Linda Grant is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Linda Grant is When I Lived in Modern Times.
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