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Laura Z A Life Laura Z. Hobson

Laura Z A Life

Laura Z. Hobson

Published June 1st 1986
ISBN : 9780317473131
Hardcover
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 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.