Where the Jackals Howl
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Where the Jackals Howl by Amos Oz
Book DescriptionWhere the Jackals Howl is prize-winning author Amos Oz's first collection of stories. On publication it received immediate critical acclaim and revealed Oz to be a master craftsman probing the emotional depths of his characters. The lives of ordinary Israelis are set against the backdrop of community life in a Kibbutz. The fate of these individuals, their drives, ambitions and idiosyncrasies, are grounded by the physical and social structure of their community as Oz portrays their world as a microcosm of the wider world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099982005
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The Kibbutz of Metsudat Ram lies in the valley of Jordan. The settlers go about their lives as the artillery rumbles in the distance. Among them are Reuven, the school teacher, his teenaged daughter, Noga, and Ezra, the truck-driver. As the seasons pass, so too do conflict and misunderstanding - all threatening to tear apart the community.
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Author Biography - Amos Oz
Born in Jerusalem in 1939, Amos Oz is the internationally acclaimed author of many novels and essay collections, translated into over 30 languages, including recently his brilliant semi-autobiographical work, A Tale of Love and Darkness. He has received several international awards, including the Prix Femina, the Prix Mediterranee Etranger, the Israel Prize and the Frankfurt Peace Prize. He lives in Arad, Israel. Visit the Amos Oz website at www.amos-oz.com.
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