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Author Wiseman, Eva, 1947- author.

Title The world outside : a novel / Eva Wiseman.

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario : Tundra Books, [2014]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Fossil Ridge PL - Main YA Fiction - FRBB-2  YA FIC WIS    AVAILABLE
 Winnebago HS Stacks - WQLY-13  FIC WIS    AVAILABLE
Description 232 pages ; 20 cm
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Summary Seventeen year old Chanie Altman lives the protected life of a Lubavitcher Hasidic girl in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, in 1991. Religion is the most important aspect of her life, and, like other Lubavitcher girls, she is expected to attend a seminary and to marry as soon as she graduates from high school. But Chanie has a beautiful voice and dreams of becoming an opera singer, a profession forbidden to a Hasidic girl. When she meets David, a non Hasidic Jewish boy, he opens the portals to the world outside her fundamentalist community. The Crown Heights riots break out, and the Lubavitchers are put under siege by their African American neighbors. A tragedy occurs. Will Chanie stay in the fundamentalist community she has always known in a life that has been prescribed for her, or will she leave it behind to follow her dreams?
Form Issued also in electronic format.
Subject Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Hasidism -- Juvenile fiction.
Singers -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Jews -- Fiction.
Hasidism -- Fiction.
Singers -- Fiction.
Other Form: Wiseman, Eva, 1947-, author. World outside. (CaOONL)20139022996
ISBN 9780887769818 bound
0887769810 bound

 
    
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