Waking Lions

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  • 9780316395434
  • 9780316395403
WINNER OF THE JEWISH QUARTERLY WINGATE PRIZE

10 WOMEN TO WATCH IN 2017--BookPage

A New York Times Notable Book of 2017

After one night's deadly mistake, a man will go to any lengths to save his family and his reputation.

Neurosurgeon Eitan Green has the perfect life--married to a beautiful police officer and father of two young boys. Then, speeding along a deserted moonlit road after an exhausting hospital shift, he hits someone. Seeing that the man, an African migrant, is beyond help, he flees the scene.

When the victim's widow knocks at Eitan's door the next day, holding his wallet and divulging that she knows what happened, Eitan discovers that her price for silence is not money. It is something else entirely, something that will shatter Eitan's safe existence and take him into a world of secrets and lies he could never have anticipated.

WAKING LIONS is a gripping, suspenseful, and morally devastating drama of guilt and survival, shame and desire from a remarkable young author on the rise.
  • Little, Brown and Company; February 2017
  • ISBN 9780316395403
  • Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
  • Title: Waking Lions
  • Author: Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
  • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
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ISBNs
  • 9780316395434
  • 9780316395403

In The Press

"Gripping....twists and turns like a thriller."
Sunday Times UK

About The Author

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982 and holds an MA in clinical psychology from Tel Aviv University. She has worked for the Israeli civil rights movement, and is an award-winning screenwriter. She won Israel's prestigious Sapir Prize for best debut. Waking Lions, her first novel published in the U.S., has been translated into nine languages.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780316395434
  • 9780316395403