In the Land of Israel by Amos OzIn the Land of Israel by Amos Oz

In the Land of Israel

byAmos Oz

Paperback | January 12, 2001

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An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas." - The New York Times Notebook in hand, Amos Oz traveled throughout Israel and the West Bank in the early 1980s to talk with workers, soldiers, religious zealots, aging pioneers, new immigrants, desperate Arabs, and visionaries, asking them questions about Israel's past, present, and future. What he heard is set down here in those distinctive voices, alongside Oz's observations and reflections. A classic insider's view of a land whose complex past and troubled present make for an uncertain future."Oz's vignettes . . . wondrously re-create whole worlds with an economy of words." - Philadelphia Inquirer "
AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction as well as 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 V...
Title:In the Land of IsraelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.77 inPublished:January 12, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0156481146

ISBN - 13:9780156481144

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In the early 1980s, Israel's celebrated novelist Amos Oz traveled throughout his country, recording its history as spoken by its inhabitants. First published in English 10 years ago, this timeless, astonishingly relevant work has been updated to include events of the past decade