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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."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
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....

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449209103
Author:
Potok, Chaim
Publisher:
Fawcett Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Jewish families
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Fawcett Crest ed.
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
November 1985
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.84x4.22x1.02 in. .40 lbs.

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