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The Resource A tale of love and darkness, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

A tale of love and darkness, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange

Label
A tale of love and darkness
Title
A tale of love and darkness
Statement of responsibility
Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
Tragic, comic, and utterly honest, this extraordinary memoir is at once a great family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history. It is the story of a boy growing up in the war-torn Jerusalem of the forties and fifties, in a small apartment crowded with books in twelve languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. His mother and father, both wonderful people, were ill-suited to each other. When Oz was twelve and a half years old, his mother committed suicide, a tragedy that was to change his life. He leaves the constraints of the family and the community of dreamers, scholars, and failed businessmen and joins a kibbutz, changes his name, marries, has children, and finally becomes a writer as well as an active participant in the political life of Israel. A story of clashing cultures and lives, of suffering and perseverance, of love and darkness
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A tale of love and darkness, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=06D81433-8801-474B-86E2-0E1B1D99F330
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2004
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
7ocm69005308
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Harvest edition.
Extent
1 online resource (538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547545523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
06d81433-8801-474b-86e2-0e1b1d99f330
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A tale of love and darkness, Amos Oz ; translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=06D81433-8801-474B-86E2-0E1B1D99F330
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2004
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
7ocm69005308
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Harvest edition.
Extent
1 online resource (538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547545523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
06d81433-8801-474b-86e2-0e1b1d99f330
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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