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Summary of The Boston Girl

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  • Release Date: 2015-01-20
  • Genre: Study Aids
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4 Score: 4 (From 12 Ratings)

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Summary of The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant  | Includes Analysis
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• Summary of entire book
• Introduction to the Important People in the book
• Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style
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The Boston Girl is a novel by award winning writer, Anita Diamant. In this novel, Addie Baum is being interviewed by her granddaughter, Ava Miller, about the many experiences she has had in her life, especially her early life. The novel takes place from 1915 to 1985 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Addie Baum is the youngest daughter of Jewish immigrants. Addie’s eldest sister, Betty, lives alone and works at a department store. Her other sister, Celia, works in a shirt factory. Addie loves school, but her parents want her to quit so that she can get a job and help pay the rent. Celia, however, manages to talk their parents into allowing Addie to attend one year of high school.
Addie begins going to the local settlement house after school. The settlement house is a place where immigrants can learn basic skills, such as speaking and reading English, sewing, and cooking…
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User reviews about this book

  • Great Read

    By Svkochjar
    I enjoyed the Boston Girls character nicely discribed. Insight was very good. Very much enjoyed the book. Highly Recommended.
  • Awesome book!

    By came.shef1979
    I got the book without much expectations but I was really wrong... it is a really interesting book, it really move your heart and it is really inspiring, because you can see there are many people in worse situations than yours, but they keep fighting, so this book moves you to think what am I doing?, why do I give up so easily? And why I am not fighting if I still can? It is an amazing reading... Totally recommended!
  • Parts were bit slow but did pick up

    By Levi613
    Where to start? The boston Girl is a good book, but just like any good book they have their ups and downs. As this one, The Boston Girl, has some parts in it that some may find slow moving or boring to them but that's why this book isn't for everyone. Those that enjoy this book will know what I'm saying, it may not be Anita Diamant's best book but it definitely isn't at her worst here with this. This book is more for those looking for an emotional riding type of read.
  • Great summary and analysis

    By El_Jefe Bg
    The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant is a very inspiring book i have always admired. This summary and analysis makes me even admire it more. It shows you different literary devices the author used that you might have not understood at first read or glance. Very detaleid summary and analysis.
  • This really moved me!

    By drew0424
    What a amazing book about the boston girl,i took the time to read this and it was very moving and motivational. A deep insight on something we should all know about and really see for what it is. Fantastic read! i hope you all take the time to sit down and read this ebook!

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