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A tale of love and darkness

Author: Amos Oz
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Amos Oz takes us on a journey through his childhood and adolescence, a quixotic child's-eye view along Jerusalem's wartorn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy, romantic mother. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders. And at the tragic heart of the story is the suicide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oz, Amos.
Tale of love and darkness.
Orlando : Harcourt, ©2004
(OCoLC)643927602
Named Person: Amos Oz; Amos Oz; Amos Oz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amos Oz
ISBN: 0151008787 9780151008780
OCLC Number: 54857817
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Book of the Year) 2005
Description: 538 pages ; 23 cm
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Other Titles: Sipur ʻal ahavah ṿe-ḥoshekh.
Responsibility: Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange.
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OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDELove and darkness are just two of the powerful forces that run through Amos Oz's extraordinary, moving story.  Read more...

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"One of the funniest, most tragic and most touching books I have ever read. A testament to a family, a time and a place." * Guardian * "A masterpiece" * Irish Times * "One of the most gripping, Read more...

 
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