Leah Lax's Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home PDF

By Leah Lax

ISBN-10: 1515909883

ISBN-13: 9781515909880

ISBN-10: 1631529951

ISBN-13: 9781631529955

Writers' League of Texas Discovery Award

Wordwrite Award

Finalist: Pirate's Alley Faulkner Prize, may possibly Sarton Award, self reliant writer e-book Award, Chautauqua Prize

a Redbook journal and strong home tasks better of the Year

Houston Chronicle no 1 Pick

Uncovered is the 1st memoir to inform of a homosexual girl leaving the Hasidic fold. instructed in understated, crystalline prose, Lax starts off her tale as a tender youngster leaving her liberal, secular domestic to turn into a Hasidic Jew, then plumbs the nuances of her prepared marriage, fundamentalist religion, and Hasidic motherhood, as her artistic, sexual, and non secular longings shimmer underneath the surface.

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