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  • Published: 25 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780452287488
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $25.99

The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt


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Twenty-eight of today’s top Jewish women writers tell the truth about all the things their rabbis warned them never to discuss in public in this hilarious and provocative collection.

Includes original essays on:
• Finding (and Divorcing) the Perfect Jewish Man
• Not Calling Your Mother
• Marrying a German
• Failing to Supply Enough Grandchildren
• Learning to RSVP No
• And many other guilty pleasures...

Includes pieces by:
Elisa Albert, Aimee Bender, Jennifer Bleyer, Kera Bolonik, Rabbi Sharon Brous, Baz Dreisinger, Pearl Gluck, Rebecca Goldstein, Lori Gottlieb, Lauren Grodstein, Dara Horn, Molly Jong-Fast, Rachel Kadish, Jenna Kalinsky, Cynthia Kaplan, Binnie Kirshenbaum, Amy Klein, Daphne Merkin, Tova Mirvis, Gina Nahai, Katie Rophie, Francesca Segré, Wendy Shanker, Laurie Gwen Shapiro, Susan Shapiro, Ayelet Waldman, Rebecca Walker, Sheryl Zohn

  • Pub date: 25 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780452287488
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $25.99

Praise for The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt

“"Strong and moving stories about what it means... to be a Jewish woman in today’s world."—Los Angeles Times "Lively and intelligent."—Seattle Times  ”


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