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A Sweatshop Romance

Auhtor: Abraham Cahan

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Sweatshop Romance':

Abraham Abe Cahan (July 7 1860 - August 31 1951) was a Lithuanian-born American socialist newspaper editor novelist and politician.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Sweatshop Romance':


... with the parlor, which commanded the very heart of the Jewish markets. Bundles of cloth, cut to be made into coats, littered the floor, lay in chaotic ...
... duet performed by Beile, the finisher girl, and David, the baster. Leizer was gone to the Broadway firm's offices, while Zlate, his wife, ...
... You had better stick to your work, Heyman. Why, you might have made half a cent the while, Meyer fired back, with an ironical look, which had reference ...
... thank God for the steady job you have here, he concluded, pouncing down upon the coat on his machine. David, who had also cut short his ...
... by a stipulated quantity of made-up coats rather than by a fixed number of the earth's revolutions around its axis for the sweatshop day will not coincide ...
... So it's still Monday with me. My Tuesday won't begin before about two o'clock this afternoon. How much will you make this week? Meyer ...
... skin-his elegant heavy mustache-yes, if he did not have that nose he would be all right, he maliciously joked in his heart. And I, too, would ...
... on several occasions he even addressed her by the endearing form of Beilinke. And yet all this had been going on now for over three months, and he ...
... and was blind to all his faults. She had heard that love was something like a perpetual blissful fluttering of the heart. I feel ...
... foundation, and her misgivings gratuitous. Pecuniary considerations had nothing to do with his slowness in proposing to her. And if she could have ...
... little hand into her raven locks. He is practicing to be a boss, observed David, whose attention was attracted to the spectacle by the ...
... thing! And her mouth? Why, it makes me think she does nothing but sneeze. Here is Leizer! Leizer, look at the guests I have brought ...
... said, beckoning to her country people, and before they were given an opportunity to avail themselves of the chairs which she had offered them, ...
... to look for a job again persuaded her to avoid trouble with Zlate, and she was about to reach out her hand for the coin, when David's exhortation piqued ...
... it, anyhow, don't you? he addressed himself to the newcomers. She wanted to brag to you. That's what she troubled you for. She showed off her ...
... is no servant, is she? Heyman murmured, addressing the corner of the room, and fell to at his machine to smother his misery. When his ...
... an engagement party inside. The Rabbi had just read the writ of betrothment, and it was the mutual pledges of the contracting parties which were ...
... and, what is more, who seemed on the point of proposing to her. It was the image of David. The young baster pursued his courtship with ...
... Leonard Mlodinow. It is an update and rewrite of Hawking's 1988 A Brief History of Time. In this book Hawking and Mlodinow present quantum mechanics, ...
... it, as The Wood of Tontla in The Hero of Esthonia. Andrew Lang included it in The Violet Fairy Book he listed his source as Ehstnische Marchen, which ...