The General's Son: Journey Of An Israeli In Palestine by Miko PeledThe General's Son: Journey Of An Israeli In Palestine by Miko Peled

The General's Son: Journey Of An Israeli In Palestine

byMiko PeledForeword byAlice Walker

Paperback | April 1, 2016

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A powerful account, by Israeli peace activist Miko Peled, of his transformation from a young man who'd grown up in the heart of Israel's elite and served proudly in its military into a fearless advocate of nonviolent struggle and equal rights for all Palestinians and Israelis. His journey is mirrored in many ways the transformation his father, a much-decorated Israeli general, had undergone three decades earlier. Alice Walker contributed a foreword to the first edition in which she wrote, "There are few books on the Israel/Palestine issue that seem as hopeful to me as this one."  In the new Epilogue he takes readers to South Africa, East Asia, several European countries, and the West Bank, Gaza, and Israel itself. 
Miko Peled is an Israeli peace activist who spends his time between Jerusalem and San Diego. Born into a strongly Zionist family in Jerusalem, as a young man Peled witnessed the transformation of his father, Gen. Matti Peled, from a well-known leader in Israel's military to a strong peace activist. The General's Son has been translated...
Title:The General's Son: Journey Of An Israeli In PalestineFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Just World BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1682570029

ISBN - 13:9781682570029


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Excellent book to read about the reality and what's happening in Palestine
Date published: 2015-11-24

Editorial Reviews

“This is a brilliantly rendered father-and-son saga amidst a background that evokes Greek mythology . . . . a story of admiration—and anger.” —Seymour Hersh, American investigative journalist