By Amos Oz

Tragic, comedian, and completely sincere, this outstanding memoir is right away a superb relatives saga and a paranormal self-portrait of a author who witnessed the start of a country and lived via its turbulent history.

It is the tale of a boy becoming up within the war-torn Jerusalem of the 40's and fifties, in a small residence crowded with books in twelve languages and family members talking approximately as many. His parents, either extraordinary humans, have been ill-suited to one another. whilst ounces used to be twelve and a part years previous, his mom dedicated suicide, a tragedy that used to be to alter his lifestyles. He leaves the limitations of the family members and the group of dreamers, students, and failed businessmen and joins a kibbutz, alterations his identify, marries, has childrens, and at last turns into a author in addition to an lively player within the political lifetime of Israel.

A tale of clashing cultures and lives, of anguish and perseverance, of affection and darkness.
(20051227)

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