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Mourning a father lost : a kibbutz childhood remembered

Author: Abraham Balaban
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2004.
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Returning to the kibbutz of his childhood to attend his father's funeral, Balaban confronts his intensely painful childhood memories. Comparing the kibbutz of today with that of his early years, he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Balaban, Abraham, 1944-
Mourning a father lost.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2004
(OCoLC)607067739
Named Person: Avraham Balaban
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Balaban
ISBN: 0742529215 9780742529212 0742529223 9780742529229
OCLC Number: 52334955
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: x, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Child of a Dream, Child of a Laboratory Part 2 Ten Opening Data Chapter 3 Broken Skies Chapter 4 Remembering a Lack Chapter 5 A Moment's Silence, Please Chapter 6 What Did You Learn in Kindergarten Today? Chapter 7 Gordonia Hulda Chapter 8 Four Eyes, Two Mouths Chapter 9 Crowding Chapter 10 Cultivators Chapter 11 Death in a Clown's Cap Chapter 12 Observing Hands-Possible Memories: A Note on First-Person Narratives Part 13 Words Chapter 14 Pampered Children-Nehemiah Chapter 15 A Decent Society Chapter 16 Words Chapter 17 A Lost War Chapter 18 A Wet Icicle Chapter 19 What Memory Recalls Chapter 20 Blue Bruises on the Flesh: Openings on Life Chapter 21 Pampered Children-Yossi Chapter 22 Singing and Weeping: Early Training Chapter 23 Pampered Children Chapter 24 Crowding: Hairstyles from Overseas Chapter 25 Pampered Children-Shlomo Chapter 26 Pampered Children: Sex is Little Moments of Love Chapter 27 Pampered Children-Batsheva Chapter 28 Singing and Crying: Homeland Songs Chapter 29 Coffee Chapter 30 A Dream Chapter 31 Parting Part 32 Completions Chapter 33 The Return Home Chapter 34 Early Days Chapter 35 Birth Chapter 36 What Have They Done to You? Chapter 37 A Miss Chapter 38 Laboratory Child, Laboratory Mother Chapter 39 Days of Crisis Chapter 40 Portrait of a Man as a Poet Chapter 41 A Walk: A Place Chapter 42 A Nocturnal Chat Chapter 43 Circles: Children's Stories Chapter 44 A Family Picture Chapter 45 A Will Chapter 46 Completions: Two Possible Stories Chapter 47 Crowding Chapter 48 The Wheel Turns Chapter 49 An Israeli Sorrow Chapter 50 Love Chapter 51 A Miss: A Possible Journey to Bendery Chapter 52 Dry Sobs Chapter 53 Chapter 54
Other Titles: Shivʻah.
Responsibility: Avraham Balaban ; translated by Yael Lotan.
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[Avraham Balaban's] lyrical voice and his honest criticism of the kibbutz's social experiment will pull readers in to this elegy not only for a father but for the slow death of the socialist kibbutz Read more...

 
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