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The Resource 1948, Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris

1948, Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris

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1948
Title
1948
Statement of responsibility
Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris
Title variation
Nineteen forty-eight
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Sixty years after fighting in Israel's War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did--and did not--happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The result is a touchingly poignant and hauntingly beautiful memoir that the author himself considers a work of fiction, for what is memory but one's own story about the past? Eschewing self-righteousness in favor of self-criticism, Kaniuk's book, winner of the 2010 Sapir Prize for Literature, is the tale of a younger man told by his older, wiser self--the self who realizes that wars are pointless, and that he and his friends, young men from good homes forming an offbeat band of brothers, were senseless to see glory in the prospect of dying young. But it is also a painful, shocking, and tragically relevant homage to the importance of bearing witness to the follies of the past, even--or especially--when they are one's own
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Hebrew
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
1948, Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E93DB03D-379B-488D-9F3E-46A1760687AE
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm21649236
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Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590176481
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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e93db03d-379b-488d-9f3e-46a1760687ae
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Specific material designation
remote
Label
1948, Yoram Kaniuk ; translated by Anthony Berris
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E93DB03D-379B-488D-9F3E-46A1760687AE
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm21649236
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590176481
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e93db03d-379b-488d-9f3e-46a1760687ae
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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