The Promised Land

Mary Antin. 1912.

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Mary Antin was a Russian Jewish immigrant who arrived in the United States at the age of 13. In these excerpts from her memoir, she describes becoming an American as an experience so profound that it constitutes a “second birth.”

Image of The Promised Land
Image of The Promised Land
Image of The Promised Land
Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title The Promised Land
Short Title The Promised Land, 1912
Place of Publication Boston
Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co.
Creator Mary Antin
Publication Date 1912
Number of Pages pp. i, xii-xv, and 364
Call Number E 5 .A629
Location General Collections 2nd floor