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Esau (Hebrew Edition)

Shalev, Meir

ISBN 10: 9651307714 / ISBN 13: 9789651307713
Published by Am Oved (#376), Tel Aviv, Israel, 1991
Condition: FINE Soft cover
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As new except for faint selfwear to edges. 397 pages. Text in Hebrew. Bookseller Inventory # 19P022

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Title: Esau (Hebrew Edition)

Publisher: Am Oved (#376), Tel Aviv, Israel

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:FINE

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The biblical rivalry between Esau and his younger twin, Jacob, who tricks him out of their father's blessing, serves as the prototype for this yeasty, vibrant and sprawling modern-day family saga. Esau, born in 1923 in Prague, grows up in Palestine, where his fault-finding, overworked father, Abraham, runs a bakery and seethes with resentment at the twins' aggressive, free-spirited mother, Sarah, a Russian convert to Judaism. Jacob marries Leah-the woman Esau loves-and inherits their father's bakery; Esau, disgruntled, emigrates to the U.S., becomes a gourmet food columnist and suffers through a string of meaningless affairs. Narrated by Esau with a genial cynicism, the novel shuttles back and forth between the U.S. and Israel from the 1920s through the '70s, unreeling dozens of stories of sorrow, joy, death, war and love. Into this engrossing tapestry, Shalev weaves three seemingly unrelated tales-one concerning a duke's Rabelaisian journey to Alexandria and Jerusalem in 1898, the others tragic stories of obsession-that eventually intersect with the main plot in surprising and ingenious ways. Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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