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Elsewhere, Perhaps
     

Elsewhere, Perhaps

by Amos Oz, N. R. de Lange (Translator)
 

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"A generous imagination at work. [Oz’s] language, for all of its sensuous imagery, has a careful and wise simplicity." — New York Times Book Review

Situated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz’s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz. There, held together by necessity and menace, the

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"A generous imagination at work. [Oz’s] language, for all of its sensuous imagery, has a careful and wise simplicity." — New York Times Book Review

Situated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz’s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz. There, held together by necessity and menace, the kibbutzniks share love and sorrow under the guns of their enemies and the eyes of history.

"Immensely enjoyable." — Chicago Tribune Book World

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156284752
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/22/1985
Series:
A Helen and Kurt Wolff Bk.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction, and numerous works of nonfiction. His acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness was an international bestseller and recipient of the prestigious Goethe Prize, as well as the National Jewish Book Award. Scenes from Village Life, a New York Times Notable Book, was awarded the Prix Méditerranée Étranger in 2010. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.


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