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He went to school to learn how to kill me. The Israeli girl who ruined his life. Seven people were killed instead. A single mother of two. A computer programmer. Two college students. A grandmother and her four-year-old grandson sharing an ice cream. And Dov, my boyfriend, my heart, the man I wanted to marry, who was there waiting for me.

Maya leaves Israel to study astronomy at the University of Virginia, running from the violence, guilt, and memories of her past. As the narrative switches between Virginia and Israel, we learn about Mayas life as a soldier, her ambiguous devotion to Israel, and her love for her boyfriend, Dov, who is tragically killed in a suicide bombing. Now, in Virginia, amid the day-to-day pressures of classes, roommates, and fraternity parties, Maya attempts to reconcile her Israeli past with her American future.

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About the Author

Tammar Stein lives with her husband in San Antonio, TX.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440239024
Author:
Stein, Tammar
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Subject:
People & Places - Middle East
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Grief
Subject:
Arab-Israeli conflict
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-New Experience
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
israel;fiction;college;terrorism;ya;virginia
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20080610
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.88x4.31x.75 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
14-12

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