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Mongrels or MarvelsThe Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff$
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Deborah A. Starr and Sasson Somekh

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804769532

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.001.0001

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Journey to a Better Land

Journey to a Better Land

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(p.32) Four Journey to a Better Land
Source:
Mongrels or Marvels
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0004

This chapter is excerpted from Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff's first novel, Jacob's Ladder, published in 1951, and focuses on a young Jewish girl who is suffering from diphtheria, and how her father, in an attempt to keep her alive through a critical night in her illness, tells a story about his family's journey to Egypt.

Keywords:   Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff, novel, Jacob's Ladder, diphtheria, Egypt, Jewish girl

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