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The Resource Between friends, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston

Between friends, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston

Label
Between friends
Title
Between friends
Statement of responsibility
Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • hebrew
  • english
  • eng
Summary
"Oz lifts the veil on kibbutz existence without palaver. His pinpoint descriptions are pared to perfection. His people twitch with life." -- Scotsman In Between Friends, Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late 1950s, the time and place where his writing began. These eight interconnected stories, set in the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat, draw masterly profiles of idealistic men and women enduring personal hardships in the shadow of one of the greatest collective dreams of the twentieth century. A devoted father who fails to challenge his daughter's lover, an old friend, a man his own age; an elderly gardener who carries on his shoulders the sorrows of the world; a woman writing poignant letters to her husband's mistress--amid this motley group of people, a man named Martin attempts to teach everyone Esperanto. Each of these stories is a luminous human and literary study; together they offer an eloquent portrait of an idea and of a charged and fascinating epoch. Amos Oz at home. And at his best
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Oz, Amos
Dewey number
892.4/36
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ5054.O9
LC item number
B4613 2013
Literary form
fiction
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Silverston, Sondra
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Kibbutzim
Label
Between friends, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The king of Norway -- Two women -- Between friends -- Father -- Little boy -- At night -- Deir Ajloun -- Esperanto
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780547985589
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013026091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn853435891
  • (OCoLC)853435891
Label
Between friends, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The king of Norway -- Two women -- Between friends -- Father -- Little boy -- At night -- Deir Ajloun -- Esperanto
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780547985589
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013026091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn853435891
  • (OCoLC)853435891

Library Locations

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