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The people of forever are not afraid

Author: Shani Boianjiu
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2014.
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Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction Yael, Avishag and Lea grow up together in a tiny, dusty village in Israel. Yael trains marksmen, Avishag stands guard watching refugees throw themselves  Read more...


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Genre/Form: War stories
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shani Boianjiu
ISBN: 9780099578680 0099578689
OCLC Number: 872701339
Notes: This paperback edition includes A Reader's guide, A conversation with Shani Bianjiu and Recommended reading: Shani's Army Reading List on unnumbered pages at back of book.
Originally published: London: Hogarth, 2013.
Awards: Winner of JW3 Readers Prize 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize 2014 (UK)
Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 (UK)
Description: 312 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Shani Boianjiu.


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"A searing novel" -- Catherine Taylor * Guardian * "In a humorous and beguiling deadpan, Boianjiu conveys the fleeting, vanishing experience of hovering between adolescence and adulthood, at the same Read more...

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