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A Tale of Love and Darkness

  • By N. R. M. De Lange, Amos Oz
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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

International Bestseller

" An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, a boy's creation of a new self." -- The New Yorker

A family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history. A Tale of Love and Darkness is the story of a boy who grows up in war-torn Jerusalem, in a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. The story of an adolescent whose life has been changed forever by his mother's suicide. The story of a man who leaves the constraints of his family and community to join a kibbutz, change his name, marry, have children. The story of a writer who becomes an active participant in the political life of his nation.

"One of the most enchanting and deeply satisfying books that I have read in many years." -- New Republic

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780156032520
    • Manufacturer: Harvest Books
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780156032520
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2005
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: N. R. M. De Lange
    • Author: Amos Oz
    • Page Count: 538
    • Width: 5.32 inches
    • Height: 0.95 inches
    • Length: 8.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.14 pounds
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