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Gift for Mama

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ISBN-10: 0140385517

ISBN-13: 9780140385519

Edition: N/A

Authors: Esther Hautzig

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List price: $4.99
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Esther Hautzig was born on October 18, 1930. During World War II, her family was exiled from Poland to Siberia, where they worked in labor camps. In 1947, she traveled via ocean liner to New York on a student visa. While aboard the ocean liner, she met the Vienna-born pianist Walter Hautzig, who was returning from a concert tour. They married in 1950. She enrolled in Hunter College, but never finished because a professor there told her that her accent would disqualify her from becoming a teacher. She took a job as a secretary at the publisher G. P. Putnam's Sons and later was promoted to children's books. During her lifetime she wrote numerous books including Let's Cook without Cooking…