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White field, black sheep

Daiva Markelis

White field, black sheep

a Lithuanian-American life

by Daiva Markelis

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lithuanian Americans,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaiva Markelis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF548.9.L7 M37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24815662M
    ISBN 100226505308
    ISBN 109780226505305
    LC Control Number2010010263

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One part Stuart Dybek, one part Czesław Miłosz, and one part Gilligan’s Island, White Field, Black Sheep is a life story from a neighborhood that hasn’t been seen in American literature since Upton Sinclair depicted its rougher ancestor in The Jungle.”—Antanas Sileika/5(30).

White Field, Black Sheep is the finely written and engaging story of a girl growing up in Chicago as the child of Lithuanian emigres, and of a woman coming to understand herself, her heritage, and her place in the world.4/5.

White Field, Black Sheepderives much of its charm from this collision of old world and new: a tough but cultured generation that can’t quite understand the ways of America and a younger one weaned on Barbie dolls and The Brady Bunch, Hostess cupcakes and comic books, The Monkeesand Captain Kangaroo.

White Field, Black Sheep derives much of its charm from this collision of old world and new: a tough but cultured generation that can’t quite understand the ways of America and a younger one weaned on Barbie dolls and The Brady Bunch, Hostess cupcakes and comic books, The Monkees and Captain Kangaroo.

You can download White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life in pdf format. Get this from a library. White field, black sheep: a Lithuanian-American life. [Daiva Markelis] -- Daiva Markelis was raised during the s and s in Chicago by her immigrant European refugee parents in a household where Lithuanian was the.

Deftly recreating the emotional world of adolescence, but overlaying it with the hard-won understanding of adulthood, "White Field, Black Sheep" is a poignant and moving memoir - a lively tale of this Lithuanian-American life.4/5(85).

There is much to admire in Daiva Markelis's White Field, Black Sheep. For those of us who grew up in the community, there's no denying the pleasure of the effortlessly recalled detail, the delight of having someone say, Hey, remember this.

There's the voice - /5. White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life ©, pages, 21 halftones Cloth $ ISBN: For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for White Field, Black Sheep. Quickly discovering that the woman's last name is Markelis and that she is also on faculty at the college, I also find out that she is the author of a memoir called "White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life." The title seems vaguely familiar - maybe I'd heard of it somewhere previously.

Regardless, I add it to my "must read" list. White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life: Markelis, Daiva: Books - Daiva Markelis’s White Field, Black Sheep is an entertaining and humorous life story written in masterful English prose.

It is not so much an individualistic autobiography of the author as a literary memoir of her childhood community. [PDF] White Field, Black Sheep: A Lithuanian-American Life Popular Collection.

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[Daiva Markelis] -- Her parents never really explained what a D.P. was. Years later Daiva Markelis learned that "displaced person" was the designation bestowed upon European refugees like. One black sheep is lonely in the middle of white sheep family A family of sheep with young lambs in a field on a hill in Yorkshire, England, under blue skies and white fluffy clouds.

In most sheep, a white fleece is not caused by albinism but by a common dominant gene that switches color production off, thus obscuring any other color that may be present. A black fleece is caused by a recessive gene, so if a white ram and a white ewe are each heterozygous for black, in about 25 percent of cases they will produce a black lamb.

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