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To the end of the land

Author: David Grossman; Jessica Cohen, (Translator)
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. she sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the "notifiers" who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along their former best friend and her former lover  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Grossman; Jessica Cohen, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780307592972 0307592979
OCLC Number: 495781119
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: 575 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Ishah boraḥat mi-beśorah.
Responsibility: David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen.

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Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. she sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the "notifiers" who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along their former best friend and her former lover Avram. Avram served in the army alongside Ilan when they were young. Avram was sent into Egypt and the Yom Kippur War, where he was brutally tortured as POW. In the aftermath, a virtual hermit, he refused to keep in touch with the family and has never met the boy. Ora supplies the whole story of her motherhood, a retelling that keeps Ofer very much alive and opens Avram to human bonds undreamed of in his broken world.

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