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1948 : a soldier's tale : the bloody road to Jerusalem

Author: Uri Avnery; Christopher Costello
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Depicts the Israel-Arab War in 1948 from two perspectives: a first-person true account of the author's experiences and emotions on the battlefield and a fictional account that describes how the war affected Israeli soldiers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Fiction
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Israeli
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Avnery, Uri, 1923-
1948.
Oxford : Oneworld, 2008
(OCoLC)680492464
Named Person: Uri Avnery; Uri Avnery; Uri Avnery; Uri Avneri
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uri Avnery; Christopher Costello
ISBN: 9781851686292 1851686290
OCLC Number: 233552455
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Part one first published in Hebrew as In the fields of the Philistines, 1949. Part two first published in Hebrew as The other side of the coin, 1950"--Title page verso.
"This edition, which was slightly revised by the author, was first published in Germany as In den Feldern der Philister by Diederichs Verlag."--Title page verso.
Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 398 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. In the fields of the Philistines --
pt. 2. Other side of the coin.
Other Titles: Bi-śedot Peleshet 1948.
Nineteen forty-eight
Responsibility: Uri Avnery ; translated by Christopher Costello.

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