To Jerusalem And Back: A Personal Account

To Jerusalem And Back: A Personal Account by Saul Bellow

By: Saul Bellow

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9780141188874
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Pages
192
Dimensions
128 x 198mm

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In the mid-1970s, Saul Bellow visited Israel and To Jerusalem and Back is his account of his time there. Immersing himself in its landscape and culture, he records the opinions, passions and dreams of Israelis of varying viewpoints – from Prime Minister Rabin, novelist Amos Oz and the editor of an Arab-language newspaper to a kibbutznik escaped from the Warsaw ghetto and the barber at Bellow's hotel. Through meditations steeped in history and literature he adds his own reflections on being Jewish in the twentieth century. Bellow's exploration of a beautiful and troubled city is a powerful testament to the unique spirit and challenges of Israel, its history and its future.
ISBN:
9780141188874
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2008
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
128 x 198mm

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