A Family History of Smoking

A Family History of Smoking
Author: Andrew Riemer
Language English
Pages: 272
ISBN10: 0522854885
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.17
ISBN13: 9780522854886
Published: May 1st 2008 by Melbourne University Publishing

This compelling memoir follows two European Jewish families during the last gasps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Beginning with the author’s great-grandfather, this engrossing account of family life explores the perception of Jewish identity at different points in history as well as the hopes, dreams, and persecution experienced by each generation.