Black Box by Amos OzBlack Box by Amos Oz

Black Box

byAmos OzTranslated byNicholas de Lange

Paperback | October 16, 2012

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Seven years after their divorce, Ilana breaks the bitter silence with a letter to Alex, a world-renowned authority on fanaticism, begging for help with their rebellious adolescent son, Boaz. One letter leads to another, and so evolves a correspondence between Ilana and Alex, Alex and Michel (Ilana's Moroccan husband), Alex and his Mephistophelian Jerusalem lawyer-a correspondence between mother and father, stepfather and stepson, father and son, each pleading his or her own case.The grasping, lyrical, manipulative, loving Ilana has stirred things up. Now, her former husband and her present husband have become rivals not only for her loyalty but for her son's as well. Black Box is a record of passion, an ingenious, witty, feeling novel of contemporary life. Amos Oz at his novelistic, human, and poetic best.
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 Li...
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Title:Black BoxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.74 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547747594

ISBN - 13:9780547747590

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