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A pigeon and a boy

Author: Meir Shalev; Evan Fallenberg
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, 2007.
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During the 1948 War of Independence--a time when pigeons are still used to deliver battlefield messages--a gifted young pigeon handler is mortally wounded. In the moments before his death, he dispatches one last pigeon, carrying his extraordinary gift to the girl he has loved since adolescence. Intertwined with this story is the contemporary tale of Yair Mendelsohn, who has his own legacy from the 1948 war. Yair is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shalev, Meir.
Pigeon and a boy.
New York : Schocken Books, 2007
(DLC) 2007000843
(OCoLC)78789007
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meir Shalev; Evan Fallenberg
ISBN: 9780805242683 0805242686
OCLC Number: 431354300
Description: 1 online resource (311 pages)
Other Titles: Yonah ṿe-naʻar.
Responsibility: Meir Shalev ; translated from the Hebrew by Evan Fallenberg.

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During the 1948 War of Independence--a time when pigeons are still used to deliver battlefield messages--a gifted young pigeon handler is mortally wounded. In the moments before his death, he dispatches one last pigeon, carrying his extraordinary gift to the girl he has loved since adolescence. Intertwined with this story is the contemporary tale of Yair Mendelsohn, who has his own legacy from the 1948 war. Yair is a tour guide specializing in bird-watching trips who, in middle age, falls in love again with a childhood girlfriend.

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