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The Promised Land (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

The Promised Land (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Author: Mary Antin
ISBN 13: 9780140189858
ISBN 10: 140189858
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1997-02-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $15.00

MY father and mother could tell me much more that I have forgotten, or that I never was aware of; but I want to reconstruct my childhood from those broken recollections only which, recurring to me in after years, filled me with the pain and wonder of remembrance. I want to string together those glimpses of my earliest days that dangle in my mind, like little lanterns in the crooked alleys of the past, and show me an elusive little figure that is myself, and yet so much a stranger to me, that I often ask, Can this be I?