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A table for one : under the light of Jerusalem

Author: Aharon Apelfeld; Meir Appelfeld; Aloma Halter
Publisher: New Milford, CT : Toby, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st English language edView all editions and formats
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"A Table for One lifts the veil on the mystery of creativity, with diary entries on the craft of writing. It is set in the cafes of Jerusalem in the 1950s and 1960s, the intimate arena Aharon Appelfeld chose for his pitched battles with language and writing. Here he shaped meaning and wholeness from the fragments of his painful past, transforming them into the mosaic of creative fiction and non-fiction that is his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Autobiographical comics
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Appelfeld, Aron.
Table for one.
New Milford, CT : Toby, 2005
(OCoLC)654598599
Named Person: Aharon Apelfeld; Aharon Apelfeld; Me'ir Apelfeld; Aharon Appelfeld
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aharon Apelfeld; Meir Appelfeld; Aloma Halter
ISBN: 9781592641109 1592641105
OCLC Number: 57484961
Description: 111 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Other Titles: ʻOd ha-yom gadol.
Responsibility: Aharon Appelfeld, [paintings by] Meir Appelfeld ; translated from the Hebrew by Aloma Halter.

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"A Table for One lifts the veil on the mystery of creativity, with diary entries on the craft of writing. It is set in the cafes of Jerusalem in the 1950s and 1960s, the intimate arena Aharon Appelfeld chose for his pitched battles with language and writing. Here he shaped meaning and wholeness from the fragments of his painful past, transforming them into the mosaic of creative fiction and non-fiction that is his oeuvre." "Many of Meir Appelfeld's oil canvases and charcoal sketches were specially created for this first English edition."--Jacket.

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