A father of three grown-up children comes back to Israel to get a divorce; another woman, pregnant, awaits him in America. Narrated in turn by each participant in the drama, events grow increasingly intense, coming to a head at the traditional family gathering on Passover. Translated by Hillel Halkin.
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A. B. YEHOSHUA is the author of numerous novels, including Mr. Mani, Five Seasons, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem. His work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, and he has received many awards worldwide, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Jewish Book Award. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.Language Notes:
Text: English, Hebrew (translation)
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Cover frayed and creased. Yellow pages due to age. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # 2757330
Book Description Harvill Press, London, 1984. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good Minus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK Edition.. One of this fine Israeli writer's best books. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First English Edition (the American precedes). Translated from the original Hebrew by Hillel Halkin. Brown cloth binding with gilt lettering. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Yehoshua on the FFEP. Clean text; 352 pages, starting to tan (unfortunately typical of English paper in the 1980s). Mildly bumped, with some evidence of contact with moisture (some dampstain visible on the Title Page. The dustwrapper is clipped (with a price sticker applied to front flap). Mild edgewear and a chip to one corner. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 001684