The Hooker's Daughter - A Boston Family's Saga

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A child’s journey into womanhood reveals a Jewish family embroiled in prostitution, shoplifting, stolen cars, homelessness, homosexuality, and terminal illness. This candid and shocking memoir delivers a stunning account of shame, survival, and triumph. More

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About Dale Stanten

While raising her young family, Dale obtained her RN degree and practiced psychiatric nursing. She parlayed her medical and extensive sales experience to become CEO of her Destination Management Company which for twenty years organized conventions, corporate events, and meetings for national and international guests. Dale conducted numerous educational seminars and assisted in developing a tourism college degree program. Dale resides in Boston and Phoenix with her husband.


Review by: Loretta Medaglia on March 11, 2012 :
Beautifully written. I especially enjoyed the Yiddish translations throughout. We've all got our demons to struggle with. Dale and Rowena, having been given far more than their share, seem both to have risen high above them, despite the severity.
I can count the books I've read in one sitting, on one finger. This would be it. I'm reading it again.
Thank you Dale and Rowena for you courage, strength and generosity in sharing your story.
(reviewed 5 days after purchase)

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