Live Stream with Hadassah Lieberman in conversation with Diane Braunstein - Hadassah: An American Story


An American Life; A Memoir Book Talk

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Tattered Cover welcomes author Hadassah Lieberman on Thursday April 15th at 5pm MT to discuss her new book, Hadassah, which can be purchased below. She will be in conversation with Lisa Joffe.

Hadassah: An American Story by Hadassah Lieberman - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR COPY

Born in Prague to Holocaust survivors, Hadassah Lieberman and her family immigrated in 1949 to the United States. She went on to earn a BA from Boston University in government and dramatics and an MA in international relations and American government from Northeastern University. She built a career devoted largely to public health that has included positions at Lehman Brothers, Pfizer, and the National Research Council. After her first marriage ended in divorce, she married Joe Lieberman, a US senator from Connecticut who was the Democratic nominee for vice president with Al Gore and would go on to run for president.

In Hadassah, Lieberman pens the compelling story of her extraordinary life: from her family's experience in Eastern Europe to their move to Gardner, Massachusetts; forging her career; experiencing divorce; and, following her remarriage, her life on the national political stage. By offering insight into her identity as an immigrant, an American Jew, a working woman, and a wife, mother, and grandmother, Lieberman’s moving memoir speaks to many of the major issues of our time, from immigration to gender politics. Featuring an introduction by Joe Lieberman and an afterword by Megan McCain, it is a true American story.

Hadassah Lieberman has had a rewarding career dedicated to health care issues, assisting nonprofit organizations, improving educational standards, and promoting international understanding, with a particular focus on global women’s health.


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Hadassah: An American Story (HBI Series on Jewish Women) Cover Image
By Hadassah Lieberman, Joe Lieberman (Foreword by), Megan McCain (Afterword by), Joe Lieberman (Introduction by), Meghan Mccain (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781684580378
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Brandeis University Press - March 18th, 2021
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