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A Perfect Peace

Oz, Amos translated by Hillel Halkin

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ISBN 10: 015171696X / ISBN 13: 9780151716968
Published by Harcourt Brace, 1985
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332 pp. tiny name on fly else fine with nice bright [price clipped] d.j. Signed by Oz on the front endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 49586

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Title: A Perfect Peace

Publisher: Harcourt Brace

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Softbound

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First.

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Synopsis:

One day a man may just pick up and walk out. What he leaves behind stays behind. What's left behind has nothing to stare at but his back.' In the winter of 1965, Yonaton Lifshitz decided to leave the kibbutz on which he was born, and his sterile marriage, to start a new life. But as he engineers his escape, the arrival of Azariah Gitlin, a keen new recruit, brings about a painful reconciliation of their different destinies in a society struggling with changing realities.

About the Author:

Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over 30 languages, including recently his brilliant semi-autiobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darkness. He has received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Prix Mediterranee Etranger, the Israel Prize and the Frankfurt Peace Prize. He lives in Arad, Israel.

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