Fiction Chaim Potok In the Beginning

ISBN 13: 9780140043495

In the Beginning

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The story of a boy who grows up in the Bronx through the twenties, the Depression, World War II and its aftermath, and is forced by these events into radically reassessing what it means for him to be a Jew. The author also wrote "The Chosen".

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In The Beginning

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All beginnings are hard--that is the lesson David Lurie learns early and painfully in his life. As a boy in the Depression-shadowed Bronx, he must begin to hold his own against neighborhood bullies and the treacherous frailties of his own health. As a young man in a world menaced by a distant, horrifying war, he must begin once more--this time to define a resolute path of personal belief that departs boldly from the tradition of his teachers and his own father, a courageous defender of their people.

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Chaim Potok
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1976)
ISBN 10: 0140043497 ISBN 13: 9780140043495
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