This is a semi-autobiographical portrait of the original Yentl and the eccentric Singer family she grew up in. The portrait reveals the eccentricities, complexities, and madness of the brilliant Singer family. This magnum opus by the forgotten sister to Israel Joshua Singer and Nobel Prize-winner Isaac Bashevis Singer w includes family photographs and commentary from both Esther Kreitman's son and grand-daughter.
Esther Kreitman (1891-1954) was born in Bilgoray, Poland, and is the sister of renowned Yiddish writers Israel Joshua and Isaac Bashevis Singer. Raised in Warsaw and married in Antwerp, Kreitman and her family fled to London at the start of World War I. She is the author of two novels and a collection of short stories.