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Past Events

Past EventsTuesday, March 8

American Tales: Grace Paley, 'Goodbye and Good Luck'

Debbie Chazen

In her first story, published in 1959, Grace Paley portrays the exuberant narrator Rose Lieber as she tells her niece about life in the Yiddish Theatre of 1900s New York, the story of her lifelong love affair with one of the actors and her 50-year fight against the inevitability of marriage.

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