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"A superb mirror of a place, a time, and a group of people who capture our immediate interest and hold it tightly."

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Young Reuven Malter is unsure of himself and his place in life. An unconventional scholar, he struggles for recognition from his teachers. With his old friend Danny Saunders--who himself had abandoned the legacy as the chosen heir to his father's rabbinical dynasty for the uncertain life of a healer--Reuvan battles to save a sensitive boy imprisoned by his genius and rage. Painfully, triumphantly, Reuven's understanding of himself, though the boy change, as he starts to aproach the peace he has long sought....

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Amy Glover, January 30, 2013 (view all comments by Amy Glover)
This sequel to The Chosen was another thought provoking story. Potok manages to reveal contrasts of culture and deep belief, provoking the reader to search the reasons behind dogma, to grow in compassion. It is a story of courage and humility. I loved it!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780449001165
Author:
Potok, Chaim
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Psychologists
Subject:
Rabbis
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
September 1997
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.02x5.15x.82 in. .72 lbs.

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