New PDF release: Between Friends

By Amos Oz

ISBN-10: 0547985592

ISBN-13: 9780547985596

Winner, nationwide Jewish ebook Award
"[A] beautiful, rueful assortment . . . that lays naked the private human longings." — Chicago Tribune
In among acquaintances, Amos oz. returns to the kibbutz of the overdue Nineteen Fifties, the time and position the place his writing started. those 8 interconnected tales, set within the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat, draw masterly profiles of idealistic women and men enduring own hardships within the shadow of 1 of the best collective desires of the 20 th century. a faithful father who fails to problem his daughter's lover, an outdated buddy, a guy his personal age; an aged gardener who incorporates on his shoulders the sorrows of the realm; a lady writing perversely poignant letters to her husband's mistress. each one of those tales is a luminous human and literary research; jointly they provide an eloquent portrait of an idea, and of a charged and interesting epoch. Amos oz. at domestic. And at his best.
"Lucid and heartbreaking." — parent (UK)
"All Israeli lifestyles is the following, rendered in loving detail." — Mail on Sunday (UK)

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Fort Washington, PA: Copernicus Society of America; New York: Hippocrene Books, 1991); Sara Donati, Into the Wilderness (New York: Bantam, 1998); Diana Gabaldon, Outlander (New York: Delacorte, 1991); Ross Leckie, Hannibal (Washington, DC: Regnery, 1996). 41. Tim Willocks, The Religion (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2007). Ridley Pearson, Walt Fleming series, beginning with Killer Weekend (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007). Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea (New York: Norton, 1997); Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster (New York: Villard, 1997).

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