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"Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand....Humanity and compassion for his characters leap from every page."

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As the Chinese and the army of the North sweep south during the Korean War, an old peasant farmer and his wife flee their village across the bleak, bombed-out landscape. They soon come upon a boy in a ditch who is wounded and unconscious. Stirred by possessiveness and caring the woman refuses to leave the boy behind. The man thinks she is crazy to nurse this boy, to risk their lives for some dying stranger. Angry and bewildered, he waits for the boy to die. And when the boy does not die, the old man begins to believe that the boy possesss a magic upon which all their lives depend....

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449221389
Author:
Potok, Chaim
Publisher:
Fawcett Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
War
Subject:
Korean war, 1950-1953
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Fiction.
Subject:
Korean War, 1950-195
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
no. 10
Publication Date:
19931231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.87x4.20x.71 in. .27 lbs.

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