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Adam Resurrected

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The crowning achievement of one of Israel's literary masters, Adam Resurrected remains one of the most powerful works of Holocaust fiction ever written. A former circus clown who was spared the gas chamber so that he might entertain thousands of other Jews as they marched to their deaths, Adam Stein is now the ringleader at an asylum in the Negev desert populated solely by Holocaust survivors. Alternately more brilliant than the doctors and more insane than any of the patients, Adam struggles wildly to make ...
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Overview


The crowning achievement of one of Israel's literary masters, Adam Resurrected remains one of the most powerful works of Holocaust fiction ever written. A former circus clown who was spared the gas chamber so that he might entertain thousands of other Jews as they marched to their deaths, Adam Stein is now the ringleader at an asylum in the Negev desert populated solely by Holocaust survivors. Alternately more brilliant than the doctors and more insane than any of the patients, Adam struggles wildly to make sense of a world in which the line between sanity and madness has been irreversibly blurred. With the biting irony of Catch-22, the intellectual vigor of Saul Bellow, and the pathos and humanity that are Kaniuk's hallmarks, Adam Resurrected offers a vision of a modern hell that devastates even as it inches toward redemption.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433207679
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: 19311 Blackstone
  • Pages: 12
  • Product dimensions: 6.66 (w) x 7.07 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Yoram Kaniuk was born in Tel Aviv in 1930 and took part in Israel's War of Independence in 1948. A painter, journalist, and theater critic, he is best known as a novelist. His books have been translated to great acclaim into twenty languages and have earned him the Bialik Prize, the French Prix de Droits de l'Homme, and the Israeli President's Prize.

Stefan Rudnicki has narrated more than a hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he is also a GRAMMY® -winning audiobook producer and received the coveted Audie® Award in 2005.

Stefan Rudnicki has narrated more than a hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he is also a GRAMMY® -winning audiobook producer and received the coveted Audie® Award in 2005.

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