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By Clancy Sigal

This story of a Russian immigrant is a “gripping and gritty memoir [and] a eulogy for a combative, self-conscious, frequently violent American operating classification” (Los Angeles Times).
 
Jennie Persily, together with her fiery pink hair, buxom determine, and bohemian spirit, is a strong-willed fighter for justice and a passionate lover. A Russian-Jewish émigré who organizes unions within the sweatshops and at the suggest streets of Chicago through the thirties and forties, Jennie often brings her son—the book’s writer, Clancy Sigal—along to rallies and on risky missions, usually eluding union-busting hit men. 

As unsentimental, clever, and brazen as its topic, A lady of doubtful personality is a candid inspect a formative years formed through a feverishly courageous, sexually open, and extremely advanced mom. Sigal profits a deep, pleasurable realizing of the lady who made him, and the area that made her.
 

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