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RETROSPECTIVE

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

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Publisher: MARINER BOOKS (HM):

Seller ID: IM179917

ISBN: 0544157982

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A "New York Times" Editor's Choice" Yehoshua] achieves an autumnal tone as he ruminates on memory's slippery hold on life and on art."--"The New Yorker""Yehoshua's stories remind us that Israeli literature. . . has] earned the right to make of ordinary lives a metaphor for such soul-destroying weariness. . . "The Retrospective"] moved me deeply."--Vivian Gornick, "The Nation" An aging Israeli film director has been invited to the pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela for a retrospective of his work. When Yair Moses and Ruth, his leading actress and longtime muse, settle into their ... View more info

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RETROSPECTIVE

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $14.20

Publisher: MARINER BOOKS (HM):

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ISBN: 0544157982

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A "New York Times" Editor's Choice" Yehoshua] achieves an autumnal tone as he ruminates on memory's slippery hold on life and on art."--"The New Yorker""Yehoshua's stories remind us that Israeli literature. . . has] earned the right to make of ordinary lives a metaphor for such soul-destroying weariness. . . "The Retrospective"] moved me deeply."--Vivian Gornick, "The Nation" An aging Israeli film director has been invited to the pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela for a retrospective of his work. When Yair Moses and Ruth, his leading actress and longtime muse, settle into their ... View more info

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OPEN HEART

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM510768

ISBN: 0156004844

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"Seductively heady . . . Ingeniously explores the unfathomable mysteries of the heart." --"Philadelphia Inquirer" A young Israeli intern vying for the position of surgeon learns that his internship has been terminated and he has been chosen to accompany the hospital administrator and his wife on a trip to India. There, the couple intend to retrieve their ailing daughter and bring her back to Israel. The long journey awakens urges in the young doctor that will threaten his carefully contained world. Juxtaposing Western realism and Eastern mysticism, Open Heart is an "astonishing work ... View more info

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MR. MANI

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

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Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM51944

ISBN: 0156627698

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"Mr. Mani" is a deeply affecting six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth century Greece and Poland to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. The narrative moves through time and is told in five conversations about the Mani family. It ends in Athens in 1848 with Avraham Mani's powerful tale about the death of his young son in Jerusalem.  A profoundly human novel, rich in drama, irony, and wit. View more info

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MR. MANI

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

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ISBN: 0156627698

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"Mr. Mani" is a deeply affecting six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth century Greece and Poland to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. The narrative moves through time and is told in five conversations about the Mani family. It ends in Athens in 1848 with Avraham Mani's powerful tale about the death of his young son in Jerusalem.  A profoundly human novel, rich in drama, irony, and wit. View more info

LATE DIVORCE

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM178415

ISBN: 0525481621

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JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM113759

ISBN: 0385488823

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When Ben Attar, the Jewish merchant and tragic hero of A.B. Yehoshua's new novel, takes a second wife, he commits an act whose unforseen consequences will forever changes the course of his life. Yehoshua has always mined the human psyche and the complex ties that bind people one to another in his masterful novels. But here, in his most ambitious novel to date, Yehoshua seeks to explore the place where desire and morality meet. And by setting his novel in the Middle Ages, in the year 999, he has found the perfect setting in which to explore the most basic questions of human conduct, and how the... View more info

FIVE SEASONS

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

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Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM503279

ISBN: 0525485554

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EXTRA

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HALBAN:

Seller ID: IM516953

ISBN: 1905559798

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CONTINUING SILENCE OF A POET: Collected Stories

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM495057

ISBN: 0140148442

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WOMAN IN JERUSALEM

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $6.99

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM48653

ISBN: 0151012261

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A woman in her forties is a victim of a suicide bombing at a Jerusalem market. Her body lies nameless in a hospital morgue. She had apparently worked as a cleaning woman at a bakery, but there is no record of her employment. When a Jerusalem daily accuses the bakery of "gross negligence and inhumanity toward an employee," the bakery's owner, overwhelmed by guilt, entrusts the task of identifying and burying the victim to a human resources man. This man is at first reluctant to take on the job, but as the facts of the woman's life take shape-she was an engineer from the former Soviet Union, a n... View more info