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Tessie and Pearlie A Granddaughter"s Story by Joy Horowitz

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Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Family & Health,
  • Women,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Religious,
  • Immigrants,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Jews

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7721546M
ISBN 100684833476
ISBN 109780684833477

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This is a tale of two bubbes, or Jewish grandmothers, two ordinary women who have both arrived at the age of 93, only to be torn between their love of life and their knowledge that death is imminent. Tessie, Horowitz's paternal grandmother, and Pearlie, her maternal bubbe, seem at first like typical, indeed stereotypical, Jewish grandmothers. Alternately cute and irritating, they share homely. Tessie and Pearlie: A Granddaughter's Story - Kindle edition by Horowitz, Joy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Tessie and Pearlie: A Granddaughter's Story/5(5).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Tessie and Pearlie: A Granddaughter's Story by Joy Horowitz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Touchstone. She has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a Pulitzer Prize nomination for her reporting on indoor air pollution for The Los Angeles Times, and Sunday Magazine Editors' Association award for her Los Angeles Times magazine article "Greetings from Pearlie and Tessie," which was the basis for her book, "Tessie and Pearlie: A Released on:

Read "Tessie and Pearlie A Granddaughter's Story" by Joy Horowitz available from Rakuten Kobo. A touching story of two Jewish grandmothers—Tessie and Pearlie—who share their wisdom, knowledge, and recipes to die for Brand: Touchstone. Tessie and Pearlie: A Granddaughter's Story Joy Horowitz, Author Scribner Book Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author in part, from talking to Tessie and. She has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship, a Pulitzer Prize nomination for her reporting on indoor air pollution for The Los Angeles Times, and Sunday Magazine Editors' Association award for her Los Angeles Times magazine article "Greetings from Pearlie and Tessie," which was the basis for her book, "Tessie and Pearlie: A /5(3). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Shmegegge: nerd: Grandma Tessie's amazing matzo ball soup --Shmitchek: whatchamacallit: Grandma Tessie's yummy marble cake --Shleps: drags: Grandma Pearlie's famous French toast --K'nocker: big shot: Grandma Tessie's Meshuggeneh matzo brei --Sex shmex: sex.

An orthodox Jew, Tessie boycotted Horowitz's wedding to a gentile, does not fear death, advocates a pragmatic approach to life and is a dynamite gin player. The more emotional Pearlie loves to dance, is still a great cook, wants to go on living and believes that religion is in the heart. Joy Horowitz is a writer living in Cambridge, MA and a contributing editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books. She currently is a senior lecturer in Yale's Residential College Seminar Program/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Thorndike large print Basic series"--Title page verso. Description: pages (large print): illustrations ; 23 cm. My favorite lines in “Tessie and Pearlie” come from near the end of the book. “Beyond love and family, which must inevitably die,” writes author and world-class granddaughter Joy Horowitz Author: Marion Winik.