97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

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In 97 Orchard, Jane Ziegelman explores the culinary life that was the heart and soul of New York's Lower East Side around the turn of the twentieth century—a city within a city, where Germans, Irish, Italians, and Eastern European Jews attempted to forge a new life. Through the experiences of five families, all of them residents of 97 Orchard Street, she takes readers on a vivid and unforgettable tour, from impossibly cramped tenement apartments down dimly lit stairwells where

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061997907
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Words: 79,599
Unique Words: 7,479
Avg Sentence (words): 17.57
Avg Word (chars): 4.70
Chapters: 19
Paragraphs: 2,351
People: 635
Places: 278
Things: 446
Adult Reading Time:5:18
Sentiment: 0.01
Intensity: 0.04
Profanity: 30
SAT Words: 880
Reading Level:9.7
Complexity Index: 137

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