Chaim Potok In the Beginning

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In the Beginning

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Famous Biblical scholar David Lurie recalls his education, the origins of his determined pursuit of the truth, and his personal and spiritual beginnings as they evolved against the backdrop of immigrant Jewish family life, Depression, World War, and Holocaust

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All beginnings are hard--that is the lesson David Lurie learns early and painfully in his life. As a boy in the Depression-shadowed Bronx, he must begin to hold his own against neighborhood bullies and the treacherous frailties of his own health. As a young man in a world menaced by a distant, horrifying war, he must begin once more--this time to define a resolute path of personal belief that departs boldly from the tradition of his teachers and his own father, a courageous defender of their people.

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health. As a young man, he must start anew and define his own path of personal belief that diverges sharply with his devout father and everything he has been taught....

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