liked the story of his mother and her radical ways, wasn t so keen on the references to his son who it seemed he must of produced in his late 60s otherwise a fun but not brilliant read This special womanAn unusual memoir A boy tells the love story of his mother and father, mixed in with tales of union organization, socialism, and communism. Best Ebook, A Woman Of Uncertain Character The Amorous And Radical Adventures Of My Mother Jennie Who Always Wanted To Be A Respectable Jewish Mom By Her Bastard Son By Clancy Sigal This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book A Woman Of Uncertain Character The Amorous And Radical Adventures Of My Mother Jennie Who Always Wanted To Be A Respectable Jewish Mom By Her Bastard Son, Essay By Clancy Sigal Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You Possibly the most fascinating book I ve read this year It oozes love and candor A very fine read, indeed. Intermittently lost my attention. Normally I love stories about strong willed women w red hair In fact I feel a deep bond w women of this nature Usually I give a book three chapters, and if it doesn t grab me by that point I won t read it I could NOT finish this book Maybe it was just bad timing for me, but it was a book that I had to make myself read. This book will appeal to a limited audience primarily those of Jewish decent and 1960s radicals Sigal is a good writer, but this felt like it was not intended for everyone. For a time, WXLT aired reruns of the TV series Gentle Ben in place of this novel. I loved hearing about Jennie, who seems to have been a truly heroic, remarkable woman Her son, however, the writer, makes the story much about himself and his ongoing obsession with his cad of a father, trying every possible way to emulate and please him unsuccessfully, of course.I found little in the way of apology on Sigal s part for his thuggish, misogynist behavior Although the book is well written, it seems he still has much to learn And I still want to know about Jennie, who deserves a much thorough and appreciative account. Oh, my goodness What an outrageous mother had Clancy Sigal She runs around like a crazy person, gets herself entangled in the labor movement, has run ins with the police you name it, she does it But she s an inspiration to women everywhere who want to assert themselves in the world at large and do not wish to be controlled by anyone but themselves A must read for feminists everywhere.
Clancy Sigal was the child of a love affair between two idealists His parents Jennie Persily and Leo Sigal were labor organizers Jennie, a single mother, raised Clancy on her own Chicago born, he was an ordinary street kid until the army sent him overseas He attended the Nuremberg war crimes trial, and then enrolled at UCLA where his classmates included the later Watergate conspirators, Bob Ha
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- A Woman of Uncertain Character: The Amorous and Radical Adventures of My Mother Jennie (Who Always Wanted to Be a Respectable Jewish Mom) by Her Bastard Son
- Clancy Sigal
- 17 January 2018 Clancy Sigal