Soumchi

Soumchi

by Amos Oz
     
 

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Soumchi is eleven years old, and growing up in British-occupied Jerusalem, just after World War II. His universe is enriched immeasurably when he is given a bicycle, but before he fulfills his dreams of riding into the desert and exploring Africa, he shows his new prize to a friend. Persuaded to swap his bicycle for a new train set, Soumchi's series of misadventures…  See more details below

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Soumchi is eleven years old, and growing up in British-occupied Jerusalem, just after World War II. His universe is enriched immeasurably when he is given a bicycle, but before he fulfills his dreams of riding into the desert and exploring Africa, he shows his new prize to a friend. Persuaded to swap his bicycle for a new train set, Soumchi's series of misadventures begin as he trades away one possession after another - but as he imagines ever more colorful ways of escaping his predicament, he finds something he never expected - his first love.

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ISBN-13:
9781592640386
Publisher:
Toby Press LLC, The
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x (h) x 0.22(d)

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Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the author of numerous works of fiction and essays. His international awards include the Prix Femina, the Israel Prize, and the Frankfurt Peace Prize, and his books have been translated into more than thirty languages. He lives in Israel.

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