Potok, Chaim I am the Clay

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I am the Clay

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Short novel set during the Korean War. An old peasant and his wife find a boy in a ditch during some shelling and take him on their journey as refugees. They dicover that the boy seems to carry a life force on which their survival may depend. Potok is the author of "My name is Asher Lev".

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Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand....Humanity and compassion for his characters leap from every page. --San Francisco Chronicle

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Born in 1929, Chaim Potok grew up and was educated in New York. After being ordained as a rabbi, he took a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a chaplain with the US Forces in Korea from 1955-1957. He died in 2002. His novels The Chosen, The Promise, In the Beginning, The Book of Lights, My Name is Asher Lev, The Gift of Asher Lev and I am The Clay, have all been published by Penguin. He is also the author of Wanderings, a history of the Jews; of a children's book, The Tree of Here; and of three plays, Out of the Depths, Sins of the Father and The Play of Lights.

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