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Author: Jasmine Donahaye
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Honno
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<Div>The first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century. Lily Tobias wrote four novels, and a collection of short stories and the first dramatization for the stage of Daniel Deronda. Her fiction was always topical and drew on her own unique mix of cultures, focusing on her  Read more...
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Donahaye, Jasmine.
Greatest Need : The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias, a Welsh Jew in Palestine.
New York : Honno Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jasmine Donahaye
ISBN: 1909983241 9781909983243
OCLC Number: 948950908
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title Page; Author's Note; Preface --
Murder in Haifa; One --
An Ystalyfera childhood; Two --
Welsh and Jewish; Three --
The making of a Zionist; Four --
A political engagement; Five --
War, and resistance to war; Six --
Making a name as a writer; Seven --
Lily the novelist; Eight --
Between two wars; Nine --
Palestine at last; Ten --
Murder and its aftermath; Eleven --
From Palestine to Israel; Twelve --
Family and frailty; Postscript --
A cover-up; Afterword --
An uncovering; Notes; Selected works by Lily Tobias; Acknowledgements; Copyright.

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<Div>The first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century. Lily Tobias wrote four novels, and a collection of short stories and the first dramatization for the stage of Daniel Deronda. Her fiction was always topical and drew on her own unique mix of cultures, focusing on her compassionate pacifism and desire for equity for all.</div>

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