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- Random House 2010; US$ 13.07
A powerful and tragicomic blend of politics and personal destiny, Black Box records in a series of letters the wrecked marriage of Ilana and Alex. Seven years of silence following their bitter divorce is broken when Ilana writes to Alex for help over their wayward and illiterate son, Boaz, and old emotional scars are reopened. By the winner... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 9.54
'On the kibbutz it's hard to know. We're all supposed to be friends but very few really are.' Amos Oz's compelling new fiction offers revelatory glimpses into the secrets and frustrations of the human heart, played out by a community of misfits united by political disagreement, intense dissatisfaction and lifetimes of words left unspoken.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993; US$ 14.99
?Oz?s strangest, riskiest, and richest novel.? ? Washington Post Book World Israel, just before the Six-Day War. On a kibbutz, the country?s founders and their children struggle to come to terms with their land and with each other. The messianic father exults in accomplishments that had once been only dreams; the son longs to establish an identity... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 14.99
"A profusion of delightful passages couched in unfailingly lovely language." ? New York Times Book Review 1939. As the Nazis advance into Poland, a Jewish mathematician and watchmaker named Pomeranz escapes into the wintry forest, leaving behind his beautiful, intelligent wife, Stefa. After the war, having evaded the concentration camps, they... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1995; US$ 13.95
The haunting poetry of [Oz?s] prose and the stunning logic of his testimony make a potent mixture.? ? Washington Post Book World Amos Oz was one of the first voices of conscience to advocate for a two-state solution. As a founding member of the Peace Now movement, Oz has spent over thirty-five years speaking out on this issue, and these powerful... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1992; US$ 14.95
As an Israeli secret service agent, Yoel Ravid?s ability to sense the truth made him invaluable. Now widowed and retired, he lives with his mother, his mother-in-law, his daughter, and the haunting memory of his wife. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 13.95
"Sensuous prose and indelible imagery." ? New York Times Three stories in which history and imagination intertwine to re-create the world of Jerusalem during the last days of the British Mandate. Refugees drawn to Jerusalem in search of safety are confronted by activists relentlessly preparing for an uprising, oblivious to the risks. Meanwhile,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1994; US$ 14.99
?Astonishing . . . galvanic and intoxicating.? ? The New Yorker Fima lives in Jerusalem, but feels he ought to be somewhere else. In his life he has had secret love affairs, good ideas, and written a book of poems that aroused expectations. He has thought about the purpose of the universe and where the country lost its way. He has felt longings... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; US$ 13.95
From ?a great and true voice of our time? (Washington Post Book World), comes this story of Proffy, a twelve-year-old living in Palestine in 1947. When Proffy befriends a member of the occupying British forces who shares his love of language and the Bible, he is accused of treason by his friends and learns the true nature of loyalty and betrayal.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1985; US$ 14.99
New York Times Book Review Situated only two miles from a hostile border, Amos Oz?s fictional community of Metsudat Ram is a microcosm of the Israeli frontier kibbutz. There, held together by necessity and menace, the kibbutzniks share love and sorrow under the guns of their enemies and the eyes of history. "Immensely enjoyable." ? Chicago... more...