An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas. The New York Times
Notebook in hand, Amos Oz traveled throughout Israel and the West Bank in the early 1980s to talk with workers, soldiers, religious zealots, aging pioneers, new immigrants, desperate Arabs, and visionaries, asking them questions about Israel s past, present, and future. What he heard is set down here in those distinctive voices, alongside Oz s observations and reflections. A classic insider s view of a land whose complex past and troubled present make for an uncertain future.
Oz s vignettes . . . wondrously re-create whole worlds with an economy of words. Philadelphia Inquirer"
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Amos Oz became a tourist in his own country in order to explore and record the cauldrom of emotions, fears, and prejudices that characterise the implacable opposiutions within Arab and Israeli feeling.About the Author:
AMOS OZwas born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction, and numerous works of nonfiction. His acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness was an international bestseller and recipient of the prestigious Goethe Prize, as well as the National Jewish Book Award. Scenes from Village Life, a New York Times Notable Book, was awarded the Prix Mediterranee Etranger in 2010. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Book Description FLAMINGO, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006540716
Book Description FLAMINGO, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6540716