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Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

New York’s Lower East Side was said to be the most densely populated square mile on earth in the 1890s. Health inspectors called the neighborhood “the suicide ward.” Diarrhea epidemics raged each summer, killing thousands of children. Sweatshop babies with smallpox and typhus dozed in garment heaps destined for fashionable shops... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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