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Plucky, Tough Heroine in Weekend Read, "The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street"

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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 11:36 am

The ice man cometh, and it’s a good thing he does in “The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street,” a historical novel by Susan Jane Gilman. Without help from Mr. Dinello, an Italian in New York who peddles ices in the early 1900’s, a poor Russian girl wouldn’t have any place to go.

Malka Treynovsky arrives in America in 1913, after fleeing Russia with her family. She’s been raised in the school of hard knocks. The poor child has a mother straight from “Mommy Dearest,” an embittered woman who foregoes her claim to her daughter when Malka is run over by Dinello’s horse on the tenement streets.

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