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Book talk with Berkeley's Adam Hochschild, the author of 'Rebel Cinderella'

It was a fairy-tale wedding that super-charged the gossip circuits of 1905 America. A 26-year-old Jewish immigrant from Russia and former cigar factory sweatshop worker married a Protestant scion of one of New York’s wealthiest and most influential families, catapulting her from a life of crushing poverty into one of immense material comfort. But James […]