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The Resource To the end of the land, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen

To the end of the land, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen

Label
To the end of the land
Title
To the end of the land
Statement of responsibility
David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Ora is about to celebrate her son Ofer's release from Israeli army service when he voluntarily rejoins his unit for a major offensive. In a fit of magical thinking, she takes off to hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the 'notifiers' who might darken her door
Member of
Summary
Fleeing to Galilee in despair when her son voluntarily rejoins the Israeli army, Ora drags along estranged family friend Avram, a tortured former POW to whom she relates her experiences of motherhood against a backdrop of constant war and fear
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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355875
Cataloging source
UKM
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Grossman, David
Dewey number
892.436
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Hebrew
Literary form
novels
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Cohen, Jessica
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True
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Soldiers
  • Families
  • Trails
  • War and society
  • Israel
  • Israel
Target audience
general
Label
To the end of the land, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000046025603
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
575 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780224089999
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)632078894
Label
To the end of the land, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
Publication
Control code
000046025603
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
575 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780224089999
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)632078894

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