Marshall Pearl is orphaned at birth on an immigrant ship off the coast of Palestine in 1947, then brought to americanca. His experiences take him from the Hudson River Valley, to Harvard, to sea on a British merchant ship, then finally back to his birthplace, where he serves as an Israeli soldier in the Yom Kippur War. “Superb...A first-rate odyssey, full of insight and humor and hard-earned truths” (San Francisco Chronicle).
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About the Author
Hometown:Upstate New York
Date of Birth:June 28, 1947
Place of Birth:New York, New York
Education:A.B., Harvard University, 1969; A.M., 1972. Postgraduate study at Oxford University, 1976-77.