Clancy Sigal's A Woman of Uncertain Character: The Amorous and Radical PDF

By Clancy Sigal

This story of a Russian immigrant is a “gripping and gritty memoir [and] a eulogy for a combative, self-conscious, usually violent American operating type” (Los Angeles Times).
 
Jennie Persily, along with her fiery crimson hair, buxom determine, and bohemian spirit, is a strong-willed fighter for justice and a passionate lover. A Russian-Jewish émigré who organizes unions within the sweatshops and at the suggest streets of Chicago in the course of the thirties and forties, Jennie often brings her son—the book’s writer, Clancy Sigal—along to rallies and on risky missions, frequently eluding union-busting hit men. 

As unsentimental, clever, and brazen as its topic, A girl of doubtful personality is a candid investigate a youth formed through a feverishly courageous, sexually open, and extremely advanced mom. Sigal profits a deep, pleasing realizing of the lady who made him, and the area that made her.
 

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