Her First American

Lore Segal (Author)
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Description

She's Ilka Weissnix, a young Jewish refugee from Hitler's Europe, newly arrived in the United States. He's Carter Bayoux, her first American: a middle-aged, hard-drinking black intellectual. Lore Segal's brilliant novel is the story of their love affair--one of the funniest and saddest in modern fiction.

Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.46
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
November 30, 2004
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.28 X 0.8 X 8.08 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781565849495
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About the Author

Lore Segal was born in Vienna and educated at the University of London. The author of Other People's Houses, Her First American, and Shakespeare's Kitchen (all published by The New Press) and other works, she is a regular contributor to the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, the New Republic, and other publications. Between 1968 and 1996 she taught writing at Columbia University's School of the Arts, Princeton University, Bennington College, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Ohio State University, from which she retired in 1996.

Reviews

Lore Segal may have come closer than anyone to writing the Great American Novel.