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You Never Call! You Never Write!: A History of the Jewish Mother

By: Antler, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford/New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16209

ISBN: 0195147871

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean book with no discernible wear; jacket shows only light surface scratching]. (B&W photographs) In this book, the author "provides an illuminating and often amusing history of one of the best-known figures in popular culture -- the Jewish Mother. Whether drawn as self-sacrificing or manipulative, in countless films, novels, radio and television programs, stand-up comedy, and psychological and historical studies, she appears as a colossal figure, intensely involved in the lives of her children. [The author] traces the odyssey of ths compelling personality through decades of Ame... View more info