The Promised Land

  title={The Promised Land},
  author={Mary Antin}
  • Mary Antin
  • Published 31 January 2001
  • Business, History
Weaving introspection with political commentary, biography with history, "The Promised Land", first published in 1912, brings to life the transformation of an Eastern European Jewish immigrant into an American citizen. Mary Antin recounts "the process of uprooting, transportation, replanting, acclimatization, and development that took place in [her] own soul" and reveals the impact of a new culture and new standards of behavior on her family. A feeling of division-between Russia and America… Expand
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