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The Resource The seven good years : a memoir, Etgar Keret ; translated by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlesinger, Jessica Cohen, Anthony Berris

The seven good years : a memoir, Etgar Keret ; translated by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlesinger, Jessica Cohen, Anthony Berris

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The seven good years : a memoir
Title
The seven good years
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Etgar Keret ; translated by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlesinger, Jessica Cohen, Anthony Berris
Title variation
7 good years
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  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
  • "A brilliant, life-affirming, and hilarious memoir from a "genius" (The New York Times) and master storyteller. The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret's son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to worry. Lev is born in the midst of a terrorist attack. Etgar's father gets cancer. The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily life. What emerges from this dark reality is a series of sublimely absurd ruminations on everything from Etgar's three-year-old son's impending military service to the terrorist mind-set behind Angry Birds. There's Lev's insistence that he is a cat, releasing him from any human responsibilities or rules. Etgar's siblings, all very different people who have chosen radically divergent paths in life, come together after his father's shivah to experience the grief and love that tie a family together forever. This wise, witty memoir-Etgar's first nonfiction book published in America, and told in his inimitable style-is full of wonder and life and love, poignant insights, and irrepressible humor. "--Provided by publisher
  • "The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret's son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to worry. Lev is born in the midst of a terrorist attack. Etgar's father gets cancer. The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily life"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • PW 04/20/2015
  • Kirkus 04/15/2015
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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The seven good years : a memoir, Etgar Keret ; translated by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlesinger, Jessica Cohen, Anthony Berris
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Year 6
  • Year 7
Control code
sky2ocm73303407
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781594633263
Lccn
2015004283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The seven good years : a memoir, Etgar Keret ; translated by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlesinger, Jessica Cohen, Anthony Berris
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4
  • Year 5
  • Year 6
  • Year 7
Control code
sky2ocm73303407
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781594633263
Lccn
2015004283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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