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Three stories, set in Jerusalem at the twilight of the British mandate, dramatize the plight of refugees seeking shelter and living in the past and in fear and activists preparing for the future

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9780151402342 | Harcourt, May 1, 1978, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Three stories, set in Jerusalem at the twilight of the British mandate, dramatize the plight of refugees seeking shelter and living in the past and in fear and activists preparing for the future

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A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love.

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9780060246228 | Olympic Marketing Corp, February 1, 1981, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love.

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9780156001939 | Harcourt, August 1, 1995, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love.

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Product Description: A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love.
By Penelope Farmer (trans) and Amos Oz

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9781592640386 | Toby Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A young boy in modern-day Jerusalem trades away one possession after another, only to find something much more wonderful--his first love.

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Product Description: Amos Oz's first book—beautifully repackaged—is a disturbing and moving collection of short stories about kibbutz life. Each of the eight stories in this volume grips the reader from the first line. Each conveys the tension and intensity of feeling in the founding period of Israel, a brand-new state with an age-old history...read more

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9780547747187, titled "Where the Jackals Howl: And Other Stories" | Reissue edition (Mariner Books, August 21, 2012), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Amos Oz's first book—beautifully repackaged—is a disturbing and moving collection of short stories about kibbutz life.
9780553208184 | Bantam Books, May 1, 1982, cover price $2.95 | also contains Siren's Call

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Product Description: Two novellas showing the atmosphere of hatred in which Jews must live, die, and struggle for rationality both historically and in the present. Woodcuts by Jacob Pins. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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9780156931700 | Reissue edition (Mariner Books, February 1, 1985), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Two novellas showing the atmosphere of hatred in which Jews must live, die, and struggle for rationality both historically and in the present.

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Product Description: "A generous imagination at work. [Oz’s] language, for all of its sensuous imagery, has a careful and wise simplicity." — New York Times Book ReviewSituated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz’s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz...read more

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9780156284752 | Mariner Books, March 22, 1985, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: "A generous imagination at work.

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Seven years after her divorce and remarriage, Illana, an Israeli, writes to her ex-husband Alex, a professor in Chicago, asking for help with their rebellious son Boaz

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9780151128884 | Harcourt, April 1, 1988, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Seven years after her divorce and remarriage, Illana, an Israeli, writes to her ex-husband Alex, a professor in Chicago, asking for help with their rebellious son Boaz, and her letter precipitates a flurry of correspondence between Illana, Alex, Boaz, and Michel, Illana's new husband

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9780679721857 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 1, 1989), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Seven years after her divorce and remarriage, Illana, an Israeli, writes to her ex-husband Alex, a professor in Chicago, asking for help with their rebellious son Boaz

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Essays deal with Jewish-Arab relations, the concept of trading land for peace, the Holocaust, and the controversy surrounding Austrian president Kurt Waldheim

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9780151830909 | Harcourt, November 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The author appeals to his Israeli countrymen to trade land for peace, in essays on the Jew-Arab problem, the Holocaust and the controversy surrounding Austrian president Kurt Waldheim

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9780679731443, titled "The Slopes of Lebanon" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 1992), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Essays deal with Jewish-Arab relations, the concept of trading land for peace, the Holocaust, and the controversy surrounding Austrian president Kurt Waldheim

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In a psychological and metaphysical study of a man, Yoel Ravid, a retired Israeli secret service agent who lives a simple life at home, questions his life and his relationships with women
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780151904990 | Harcourt, February 1, 1991, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: In a psychological and metaphysical study of a man, Yoel Ravid, a retired Israeli secret-service agent, who lives a simple life at home, questions his life and his relationships with women

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9780156906807 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In a psychological and metaphysical study of a man, Yoel Ravid, a retired Israeli secret service agent who lives a simple life at home, questions his life and his relationships with women

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Pomeranz, a Jewish mathematician and musician struggles for both physical and spiritual survival in Nazi-occupied Poland

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9780156907729 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, March 28, 1991), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Pomeranz, a Jewish mathematician and musician struggles for both physical and spiritual survival in Nazi-occupied Poland

Miscellaneous:

9780547563961 | Houghton Mifflin, March 28, 1991, cover price $14.00

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Three stories, set in Jerusalem at the twilight of the British mandate, dramatize the plight of refugees seeking shelter and living in the past and activists preparing for the future

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9780156402750 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, March 28, 1991), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Three stories, set in Jerusalem at the twilight of the British mandate, dramatize the plight of refugees seeking shelter and living in the past and activists preparing for the future

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As Hannah Gonen's seemingly happy marriage to Michael gradually breaks down, her secret fears begin to wear on her sanity, in a novel set against the backdrop of 1950s Jerusalem. Reprint.

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9780156031608 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 1, 2005), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: As Hannah Gonen's seemingly happy marriage to Michael gradually breaks down, her secret fears begin to wear on her sanity, in a novel set against the backdrop of 1950s Jerusalem.
9780679728047 | Reissue edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 1992), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: As Hannah Gonen's seemingly happy marriage to Michael gradually breaks down, her secret fears begin to wear on her sanity

A distinguished Israeli novelist discusses the experiences and opinions of soldiers, religious leaders, Arabs, and other typical inhabitants of Israel and the West Bank

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9780151446445 | Harcourt, October 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A distinguished Israeli novelist discusses the experiences and opinions of soldiers, religious leaders, Arabs, and other typical inhabitants of Israel and the West Bank

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9780156481144 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 1993), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A distinguished Israeli novelist discusses the experiences and opinions of soldiers, religious leaders, Arabs, and other typical inhabitants of Israel and the West Bank

Miscellaneous:

9780547540771 | Houghton Mifflin, October 31, 1993, cover price $14.00

In an exploration of the nature of Jewishness and the condition of modern Israel, this novel, set on a kibbutz in the mid-nineteen-sixties, traces the rebellion of a young man against the only world he knows

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9780151716968 | Harcourt, May 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In an exploration of the nature of Jewishness and the condition of modern Israel, this novel, set on a kibbutz in the mid-nineteen-sixties, traces the rebellion of a young man against the only world he knows

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9780156716833 | Reissue edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 1993), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In an exploration of the nature of Jewishness and the condition of modern Israel, this novel, set on a kibbutz in the mid-nineteen-sixties, traces the rebellion of a young man against the only world he knows

Miscellaneous:

9780547563831 | Houghton Mifflin, October 31, 1993, cover price $15.95

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A collection of essays presents observations on recent developments in the Middle East and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the nature of the Kibbutz, the character of Zionism, and the views of several Jewish writers and philosophers. UP. (view table of contents)
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780521443678 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1995), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Presents observations on recent developments in the Middle East and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the nature of the kibbutz, the character of Zionism, and the views of several Jewish writers and philosophers

An important testimony as well as a moving portrait of a divided land is revealed in this collection of provocative essays and speeches on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (variously composed before and after the peace initiatives). Preface by the Author. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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9780156001922 | Mariner Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: An important testimony as well as a moving portrait of a divided land is revealed in this collection of provocative essays and speeches on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (variously composed before and after the peace initiatives).

Miscellaneous:

9780547564043 | Houghton Mifflin, September 4, 1995, cover price $13.00

Set in a small Israeli settlement in the desert during the summer of 1989, a novel follows the difficult romance between a sixty-year-old engineer and a schoolteacher fifteen years his junior
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780151001521 | Harcourt, September 1, 1996, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Set in a small Israeli settlement in the desert during the summer of 1989, a novel follows the difficult romance between a sixty-year-old engineer and a schoolteacher fifteen years his junior

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9780156005579 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 1997), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Set in a small Israeli settlement in the desert during the summer of 1989, a novel follows the difficult romance between a sixty-year-old engineer and a schoolteacher fifteen years his junior

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Product Description: "Perhaps most of the essays in this book are substitutes for stories that I have not managed to write," says Amos Oz in the preface to Under This Blazing Light. Published for the first time in English, this collection of essays reveals the personal and political thoughts of Israel's most celebrated novelist...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780521576222 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: "Perhaps most of the essays in this book are substitutes for stories that I have not managed to write," says Amos Oz in the preface to Under This Blazing Light.

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A twelve-year-old boy is prepared to give his life for the creation of a Jewish state and vows to his father that he will take a stand against the British, but when he is befriended by a British soldier, his feelings are altered, and he is seen as a traitor. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. NYT.
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

Hardcover:

9780151002870 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1997), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A twelve-year-old boy dreams of fighting and dying heroically as part of an imaginary underground movement fighting English soldiers in Palestine during the British mandate

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9780156006309 | Mariner Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A twelve-year-old boy dreams of fighting and dying heroically as part of an imaginary underground movement fighting English soldiers in Palestine during the British mandate

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A collection of insightful essays on a variety of literary masterpieces from such writers as Gogol, Kafka, and Garcia Marquez analyzes the opening sections of works to explore the author's intentions in enticing the reader into the game of reading. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
By Maggie Bar-Tura (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780151002979 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 29, 1999), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays on works by writers such as Gogol, Kafka, and Garcia Marquez that analyze the opening sections of works to explore the author's intentions in enticing the reader into reading the book

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The internationally acclaimed Israeli introduces a unique new collection of short stories wherein he is a character who fields angry phone calls from his characters complaining about how they are portrayed in the book. 30,000 first printing.
By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9780151005727 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 12, 2001), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Offers a lyrical novel whose characters include an elderly widower, the spirit of his dead wife, their son who has journeyed to Tibet to find truth, and his young, enticing girlfriend.
9780070479036, titled "Construction Administration in Architectural Practice" | McGraw-Hill, September 1, 1991, cover price $50.00 | also contains Construction Administration in Architectural Practice, The Same Sea | About this edition: Advises the managing architect on the correct contracts to use, legal responsibilities, selecting contractors, reviewing shop drawings, negotiating change orders and conflict resolution.

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By Nicholas De Lange (trans) and Amos Oz

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9781592640379 | Toby Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Lengua de tierra/ Earth Language: Antologia Del Cuento Israeli (Spanish Edition) [Paperback] Shai Agnon (Author), Amos Oz (Author), Fabian Lebenglik (Editor)

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9789879396766 | Italian edition edition (Adriana Hidalgo Editora S.A., February 28, 2004), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Lengua de tierra/ Earth Language: Antologia Del Cuento Israeli (Spanish Edition) [Paperback] Shai Agnon (Author), Amos Oz (Author), Fabian Lebenglik (Editor)

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Product Description: Amoz Oz, nacido en Jerusalen en 1939, desde siempre inmerso y comprometido con la realidad de su pais y su cultura, describe en este libro la historia de un muchacho judio que entabla relacion con su enemigo. Son los tiempos del mandato britanico en Palestina y este puente de entendimiento que une a Profi y a un sargento de la policia britanica es el primero de los actos de #traicion# de este nino...read more

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9788478447718, titled "Una pantera en el sotano / A Panther in the Basement" | Siruela, April 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Amoz Oz, nacido en Jerusalen en 1939, desde siempre inmerso y comprometido con la realidad de su pais y su cultura, describe en este libro la historia de un muchacho judio que entabla relacion con su enemigo.

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