|About the Book|
The autobiography of Laura Z. Hobson. She first achieved renown for Gentlemans Agreement. This novel, published in 1947, was the story of a Gentile writers attempt to pass as Jewish in New York City as part of an assignment. The book was an immediate bestseller and was made into a movie starring Gregory Peck. Through her novels, she brought attention to such issues as anti-Semitism, unwed motherhood and gay rights. She was successful as a single mother and as a professional.