Nimrod and Nili are two Jewish teenagers growing up on a kibbutz. Their mother Lesley, goes to meet Nili on her return from a trip to London, and at Ben Gurion airport, learns that Nili's plane has been blown up by terrorists. But Nili never boarded the plane, prevented by a mysterious stranger.
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"This book has Integrity, sensitivity, veracity and A pulse racing narrative. Truly admirable." The Times Educational Supplement "The author writes with a subtle blend of emotional honesty and eloquent restraint" THE GUARDIAN"About the Author:
Lynne Reid Banks was born in London. She spent the war years in Canada, and on her return trained at RADA and spent 5 years acting in repertory before joining ITN as the first British woman TV reporter. In 1962 she emigrated to Israel where she married, became an English teacher and had three sons. She returned to England with her family in 1971. She has written 40 books for adults and young readers including The Indian in the Cupboard, which sold over ten million copies worldwide. She lives in Dorset and London, travels extensively and writes full time.
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Book Description Penguin Books Canada, Limited, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140366075