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Product Description: This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Chaim Potok’s coming-of-age classic with a new introduction, critical essays, rare papers and photos, and much more.It’s the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives...read more

Hardcover:

9781501142475 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 2016, cover price $27.00 | also contains The Chosen | About this edition: This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Chaim Potok’s coming-of-age classic with a new introduction, critical essays, rare papers and photos, and much more.

Paperback:

9780140030945 | New edition (Gardners Books, July 26, 1973), cover price $15.75 | also contains The Chosen | About this edition: Out of a Baseball game that nearly became a religious war, two Jewish Boys become friends.

Reinforced:

9780606004695 | Demco Media, June 1, 1990, cover price $15.65 | also contains The Chosen | About this edition: A baseball injury precipitates a friendship between two boys from Hasidic and Zionist families

Prebinding:

9781439509456 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $16.99 | also contains The Chosen | About this edition: "Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel.

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Paperback:

9788474909852, titled "Los elegidos / The Chosen" | Italian edition edition (Ediciones Encuentro Sa, June 10, 2009), cover price $35.95

While fleeing from their village, a Korean peasant farmer and his wife take in a wounded boy, an act of love that gives birth to an odd, unlikely family

Hardcover:

9780679411956 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1992, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: While fleeing from their village, a Korean peasant farmer and his wife take in a wounded boy, an act of love that gives birth to an odd, unlikely family

Paperback:

9780449001127 | Fawcett Books, August 1, 1997, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: "Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand.
9780449221389 | Reprint edition (Fawcett Books, January 1, 1994), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: While fleeing from their village, a Korean peasant farmer and his wife take in a wounded boy, an act of love that gives birth to an odd, unlikely family

Reinforced:

9780606313421 | Demco Media, September 30, 1993, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: While fleeing from their village, a Korean peasant farmer and his wife take in a wounded boy, an act of love that gives birth to an odd, unlikely family

Prebinding:

9781439557174 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 4, 2008), cover price $15.99
9780785728436 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: "Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand.
9781417640331 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 1993, cover price $17.25 | About this edition: While fleeing from their village, a Korean peasant farmer and his wife take in a wounded boy, an act of love that gives birth to an odd, unlikely family

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Product Description: "A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly."THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERYoung Reuven Malter is unsure of himself and his place in life. An unconventional scholar, he struggles for recognition from his teachers...read more

Hardcover:

9780783802565 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, September 1, 1998), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly.

Paperback:

9781400095414 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 8, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Two young men--student rabbi Reuven Malter and his old friend, Danny Saunders, who has abandoned his Hasidic traditions to become a psychologist--question the 'orthodoxy' of values and religion in a world cut off from their Hasidic traditions.
9780449001165 | Fawcett Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly.
9780449209103 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, April 1, 1990), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Two young men question the 'orthodoxy' of values and religion in a world cut off from their Hasidic traditions

Reinforced:

9780606311854 | Demco Media, August 30, 2004, cover price $23.40 | About this edition: "A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly.

Prebinding:

9781435294004 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: "A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly.
9780808587729 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: Two young men question the 'orthodoxy' of values and religion in a world cut off from their Hasidic traditions

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The National Jewish Book Award-winning novel records the anguish, dreams, and triumphs of Asher Lev, a talented young painter raised in a cloistered Hasidic community in Brooklyn, as he struggles to resolve his gift of art with his religious background only to emerge into the great world of art, rejecting all else. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780394461373 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1972, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumps of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else

Paperback:

9781400031047 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, March 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumphs of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else.
9780449911686 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1996), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumphs of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else.
9780449207147 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, May 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumps of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else

Prebinding:

9780613675703 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumphs of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else.
9780808598633 | Bt Bound, October 1, 1999, cover price $23.45 | About this edition: The novelist records the anguish and triumps of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else

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Product Description: Get your "A" in gear!They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand...read more

Paperback:

9781586635046 | Spark Pub Group, October 1, 2003, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Get your "A" in gear!

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Depicts the Jewish religion through photographs and essays of modern-day rabbis, each revealing background stories and the journeys taken to become a rabbi.
By Kirk Douglas (introduced by), George Kalinsky (photographer), Michael Kress (foreword by) and Chaim Potok (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780789308047 | Universe Pub, October 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Depicts the Jewish religion through photographs and essays of modern-day rabbis, each revealing background stories and the journeys taken to become a rabbi.

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Ilana Davita Dinn, a 'listener,' records the lives of three very different Jewish men--'The Ark Builder,' 'The War Doctor,' and 'The Trope Teacher.'

Hardcover:

9780375410710 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Ilana Davita Dinn, a 'listener,' records the lives of three very different Jewish men--'The Ark Builder,' 'The War Doctor,' and 'The Trope Teacher.

Paperback:

9780345439987 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Ilana Davita Dinn, a 'listener,' records the lives of three very different Jewish men--'The Ark Builder,' 'The War Doctor,' and 'The Trope Teacher.

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An inspiring, thought-provoking, and often humorous anthology of Hanukkah stories written by renowned Jewish writers and read by a cast including Joel Grey and Lainie Kazan.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574534597 | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, November 1, 2001), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Presents an anthology of Hanukkah stories written by renowned Jewish authors.

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The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance

Hardcover:

9780816139514, titled "Davita's Harp" | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, December 1, 1985), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance
9780394542904, titled "Davita's Harp" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1985, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance

Paperback:

9780449911839, titled "Davita's Harp" | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1996), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance
9780449207758, titled "Davita's Harp" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, July 1, 1990), cover price $6.99 | also contains As Innocence Dies | About this edition: The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance

Prebinding:

9780613185493, titled "Davita's Harp" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The daughter of a nonbelieving Jewish mother and a nonbelieving gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandal, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World War II, turns to Judaism for consolation and spiritual sustenance

By Chaim Potok and Daniel Walden (editor)

Hardcover:

9781578063451 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, August 1, 2001, cover price $50.00

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Product Description: ¿Qué ocurre cuando la verdad parece ir en contra de todo aquello en lo que has creído hasta el momento? ¿Es verdadera una religión que puede llegar a hacer enfermar gravemente a un niño por su causa? ¿Es malvada esa religión o son las personas las que la hacen así? Y, sin embargo, ¿no son esas mismas personas las únicas ca...read more

Paperback:

9788474906271 | Ediciones Encuentro Sa, June 28, 2001, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: ¿Qué ocurre cuando la verdad parece ir en contra de todo aquello en lo que has creído hasta el momento?

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The world famous musician describes his decades-long love affair with the world of music, and the violin in particular, his friendships with such notable colleagues as Leonard Bernstein and Pablo Casals, his ideas and beliefs about art and life, and his dedicated work with younger musicians. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780679451303 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The world famous violinist describes his decades-long love affair with the world of music, his friendships with such notable colleagues as Leonard Bernstein and Pablo Casals, his ideas and beliefs about art and life, and his dedicated work with younger musicians

Paperback:

9780306810060 | Da Capo Pr, January 2, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The world-famous violinist describes his decades-long love affair with the world of music, his friendships with notable colleagues, his ideas and beliefs about art and life, and his dedicated work with younger musicians.

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A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event.

Hardcover:

9780786229789, titled "Zebra and Other Stories" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 2000), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event.
9780679854401, titled "Zebra and Other Stories" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 1998, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event

Paperback:

9780375806865, titled "Zebra: And Other Stories" | Reprint edition (Random House Childrens Books, September 1, 2000), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780736644952 | Unabridged edition (Books on Tape, June 1, 1999), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From the celebrated author of The Chosen and My Name is Asher Lev comes an outstanding work of fiction for young adults.

Library:

9780679954408, titled "Zebra and Other Stories" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 1998, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event

Reinforced:

9780606198301, titled "Zebra and Other Stories" | Demco Media, October 1, 2000, cover price $12.97 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event.

Prebinding:

9780613302029, titled "Zebra and Other Stories" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $13.15 | About this edition: A collection of stories about six different young people who each experience a life-changing event.

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Product Description: David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health. As a young man, he must start anew and define his own path of personal belief that diverges sharply with his devout father and everything he has been taught...read more

Hardcover:

9780394499604 | Random House Inc, October 1, 1975, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Famous Biblical scholar David Lurie recalls his education, the origins of his determined pursuit of the truth, and his personal and spiritual beginnings as they evolved against the backdrop of immigrant Jewish family life, Depression, World War, and Holocaust

Paperback:

9780449001134 | Ballantine Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard.
9780449209110 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, April 1, 1989), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard.

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Chronicles the stormy lives of a Jewish father and son in the Soviet Union, profiling Solomon Slepak, an old-guard Bolshevik, and his son Voldya, a 'refusenik' persecuted and imprisoned for trying to leave the Soviet Union

Hardcover:

9780394588674 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the stormy lives of a Jewish father and son in the Soviet Union, profiling Solomon Slepak, an old-guard Bolshevik, and his son Voldya, a 'refusenik' persecuted and imprisoned for trying to leave the Soviet Union

Paperback:

9780449912409 | Ballantine Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the stormy lives of a Jewish father and son in the Soviet Union, profiling Solomon Slepak, an old-guard Bolshevik, and his son Voldya, a 'refusenik' persecuted and imprisoned for trying to leave the Soviet Union

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Product Description: Gershon Loran, a quiet rabinical student, is troubled by the dark reality around him. He sees hope in the study of Kabbalah, the Jewish bok of mysticism and visions, truth and light. But to Gershon's friend, Arthur, light means something else, the Atom bomb, his father helped create...read more

Hardcover:

9780394520315 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1981, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In his confusion about his life and times, Gershon Loran reveals the uncertainty, fear, and rage of the generation of Jewish men and women who came of age following World War II

Paperback:

9780449245699 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, February 1, 1997), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Gershon Loran, a quiet rabinical student, is troubled by the dark reality around him.

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Product Description: Written by four outstanding Torah scholars, the JPS Torah Commentary Series represents a fusion of the best of the old and new. Utilizing the latest research to enhance our understanding of the biblical text, it takes its place as one of the most authoritative yet accessible Bible commentaries of our day...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Chaim Potok (editor) and Nahum M. Sarna (editor)

Hardcover:

9780827603318 | Jewish Pubn Society, May 1, 1996, cover price $360.00 | About this edition: Written by four outstanding Torah scholars, the JPS Torah Commentary Series represents a fusion of the best of the old and new.

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Product Description: A spirited classic of American Jewish literature, a historical novel about ancient sage-turned-apostate Elisha ben Abuyah in the late first century C.E. At the heart of the tale are questions about faith and the loss of faith and the repression and rebellion of the Jews of Palestine...read more

Paperback:

9789990811353 | Behrman House, March 1, 1996, cover price $0.02 | About this edition: A spirited classic of American Jewish literature, a historical novel about ancient sage-turned-apostate Elisha ben Abuyah in the late first century C.

Wanting to be a pilot but unable to overcome his fear of heights, Brian is terrified when his uncle gives him a ride in a glider plane for his birthday, but once he is in the air, he forgets everything but how much fun he is having.
By Tony Auth (illustrator) and Chaim Potok

Hardcover:

9780679860211 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1995, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A flight lesson aboard Uncle Conor's plane helps ten-year-old Brian overcome his fear of heights.

Library:

9780679960218 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Wanting to be a pilot but unable to overcome his fear of heights, Brian is terrified when his uncle gives him a ride in a glider plane for his birthday, but once he is in the air, he forgets everything but how much fun he is having.

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Jason is upset that he has to move for the third time in five years, but he gains comfort from his favorite tree and from the gift of a young tree that he can take with him to his new home
By Tony Auth (illustrator) and Chaim Potok

Hardcover:

9780679840107 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Jason is upset that he has to move for the third time in five years, but he gains comfort from his favorite tree and from the gift of a young tree that he can take with him to his new home

Library:

9780679940104 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Jason is upset that he has to move for the third time in five years, but he gains comfort from his favorite tree and from the gift of a young tree that he can take with him to his new home

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Product Description: This is the sequel to "My Name is Asher Lev". Lev is a devout Jew who has become a painter of international renown. He has learned to live with the dichotomy between his beliefs and his work by making his home in France. But when a beloved uncle dies, he and his family return to Brooklyn...read more

Paperback:

9780140153699 | New edition (Penguin USA, March 26, 1992), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This is the sequel to "My Name is Asher Lev".
9780449001158 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, July 1, 1991), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Extraordinary .
9780449219782 | Reprint edition (Crest, July 1, 1991), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: When the death of a beloved uncle brings him back to his native Brooklyn after two decades, painter Asher Lev is plunged into a conflict between the culture into which he was born and the life that he has forged for himself

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Based upon the Bible, archaeological notebooks, and the writings of scribes, this work chronicles the six thousand years of Jewish history from Sumer, through medieval Christendom, to modern secular societies

Hardcover:

9780394501109, titled "Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews" | Random House Inc, November 1, 1978, cover price $40.00 | also contains The Us Flag | About this edition: Based upon the Bible, archaeological notebooks, and the writings of scribes, this work chronicles the six thousand years of Jewish history from Sumer, through medieval Christendom, to modern secular societies

Paperback:

9780449215821, titled "Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, May 1, 1990), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Based upon the Bible, archaeological notebooks, and the writings of scribes, this work chronicles the six thousand years of Jewish history from Sumer, through medieval Christendom, to modern secular societies

When the death of a beloved uncle brings him back to his native Brooklyn after two decades, painter Asher Lev is plunged into a conflict between the culture into which he was born and the life that he has forged for himself

Hardcover:

9780394572123 | Random House Inc, April 1, 1990, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: When the death of a beloved uncle brings him back to his native Brooklyn after two decades, painter Asher Lev is plunged into a conflict between the culture into which he was born and the life that he has forged for himself

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