Jerusalen, ida y vuelta/ To Jerusalem And Back

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788499080901
  • Publisher: Random House Mondadori
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009

Meet the Author

Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow
A literary giant, Saul Bellow loomed large over writers attempting the Great American Novel, since many would argue that he has already achieved this feat at least once over. He was considered a foremost chronicler of the Jewish-American post-war experience, but the "human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work" are what won him the Nobel, and helped him transcend cultural and national borders.

Biography

Praised for his vision, his ear for detail, his humor, and the masterful artistry of his prose, Saul Bellow was born of Russian Jewish parents in Lachine, Quebec in 1915, and was raised in Chicago. He received his Bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 1937, with honors in sociology and anthropology, and did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin. During the Second World War he served in the Merchant Marines.

His first two novels, Dangling Man (1944) and The Victim (1947) are penetrating, Kafka-like psychological studies. In 1948 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and spent two years in Paris and traveling in Europe, where he began his picaresque novel The Adventures of Augie March, which went on to win the National Book Award for fiction in 1954. His later books of fiction include Seize the Day (1956); Henderson the Rain King (1959); Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories (1968); Mr. Sammler's Planet (1970); Humboldt's Gift (1975), which won the Pulitzer Prize; The Dean's December (1982); More Die of Heartbreak (1987);Theft (1988); The Bellarosa Connection (1989); The Actual (1996); and, most recently, Ravelstein (2000). Bellow has also produced a prolific amount of non-fiction, collected in To Jerusalem and Back, a personal and literary record of his sojourn in Israel during several months in 1975, and It All Adds Up, a collection of memoirs and essays.

Bellow's many awards included the International Literary Prize for Herzog, for which he became the first American to receive the prize; the Croix de Chevalier des Arts et Lettres, the highest literary distinction awarded by France to non-citizens; the B'nai B'rith Jewish Heritage Award for "excellence in Jewish Literature"; and America's Democratic Legacy Award of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, the first time this award has been made to a literary personage. In 1976 Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work."

Bellow passed away on April 5, 2005 at the age of 89.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Solomon Bellow (real name)
      Saul Bellow
    1. Date of Birth:
      June 10, 1915
    2. Place of Birth:
      Lachine, Quebec, Canada
    1. Date of Death:
      April 5, 2005
    2. Place of Death:
      Brookline, Massachusetts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    Matt's Bio

    Name:Matt Smith-Gender:Male-Fav.Type:Electric, Normal, Water, Fire, and Grass.-Appearance:Has brown spiky hair like Sora from KH2. He is a builder and an artist. His clothes are also like Sora's when he gets the new clothes. His clothes changes colors to go with his type he is using.Pokemon-Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Torchic, Treeko, Chimchar, Totodile, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Mew, Dialga, Palkia, Lugia, Riaku(Thunder dog), Suicune, Kyogre, Latias,Latios.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Yellow's bio

    Name: Amarillo del Bosque Verde. Yellow of the Viridian Forest.
    Appearance: short, 10 years old, short blonde hair, wears a sunhat at all times, wears a yellow tunic with black pants, and a belt to store his pokeballs, although he prefers to let his pokemon stay outside.
    Personality: Fun-loving, serious when needed, prefers not to battle at all, hates to see pokemon get hurt.
    History: Every few years there is a child born in the Viridian forest with a special apitude towards pokemon. Some, such as ex-gym leader Giovanni, have used these powers for their own evil schemes. Some, like the Elite Four's Lance, have used it to try to create a new world that they rule. And Yellow? He just wants to have fun and make new friends. He has the power to heal pokemon and communitate with them.
    Team: Chuchu, a Pikachu, Fenny, a Fennekin, Dody, a Dodrio, Kitty, a Butterfree, Pippy, a Piplup, and Gravvy, a Graveler.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2013

    Zelda

    Has blond Kingdom Hearts Roxas style hair weras skater jeans andKH tshirt has pink and black DC's rest is somwhere else

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Opal

    Age: 14 crush and br: none yet Pokemon: all Legendary from Pokemon Ranger Gaurdian Sign, All pichu family, Umbreon, Pignite, Servine, Garbodor, Emalga, Zorouark, and Deerling. Battle Fav: Samorott

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2013

    Flight's Bio

    Yo all. My name is Flight, and I am 12. ( Stocking, I already have a Dark Gym. Made it in mid February.) I have a Bisharp, my favorite RP pokemon, and I have an awesome gf, Zelda. I am around 5'2'', and have a few freckles on my face and hazel eyes. I usually wear a 1-Up tee shirt or a Creeper Power tee shirt, with a Big Bend N.P. hat, cargo shorts(Urban Pipeline), and Nike shoes. I like MINECRAFT, roleplay, Cave Story Pokemon, Linkin Park, Only Fools And Horses, and a lot of other things. Started Rping: December 2011. See ya! That's all, basically for me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Hollys NEW bio

    Im a Gymleader at the 4th result. Long brown hair and brown eyes. Has a blue short sleved shirt and black leagings. Pokemon: Espion Glasion Umbreon Flarion Leafion and Zorua. Gym pokemon: Cant tell. Ledgendary pokemon: Shining Reshiram Virision Cobalion And Raquaza. Gymtype: cant tell. Gymbadge: Last one (number 8) Friends: Astro and others

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

    Ryan

    A seventeen year old boy with blond hair and brown eyes. He mainly uses Steel type pokemon. He wears an orange and white shirt and jeans.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    Emma's Bio (updated in a way.)

    Full Bio is at Garchomp second result. But add she wears a diamond necklace with a small E carved into the diamond. And earase the crush part. Add shes going out with Flare.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    Stocking's bio (updated)

    Same. Im still goth. Hair is black and pink inside. It is long. Wears a black dress with maid apron on top. White. I am leader of Dark Gym. I carry a sword you fools >:D umm i may be going through a phase (if you know what i mean) ;) yep your right im a transformer. Kidding of course...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Jennas bio

    NAME Jenna Parks AGE 10 APPEARANCE brown hair, green eyes, aqua blue pokemon trainer hat. LIKES pokemon(even has her own pokemon adoption center), Electrica(her pikachu), battles, Vertress City, pokemon capturing POKEMON Electrica(pikachu), Meteor(charizard), Blue Lightning(lucario from another dimension, I beleive the 10th dimension), and a metagross. FAVORITE BATTLE POKEMON Electrica SIGNATURE none

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2013

    Astro bio

    At gardevoir res two.

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