Professor Yohanan Rivlin has two obsessions, the first and most ambitious, is to understand the Arab mind - no mean feat in itself though perhaps made easier by the fact that he lives and works with Israeli Arabs. The second - and more personal, though equally hard to grasp - is to understand the failure of his elder son's marriage. Rivlin's two quests lead him to extraordinary - and at times highly entertaining - encounters with very disparate people, where the personal becomes intertwined with the political, as he searches out the truth both in politics and life.
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Author Biography - A. B. Yehoshua
Born in Jerusalem in 1936, A.B. Yehoshua is one of Israel's pre-eminent writers. He teaches Comparative Literature at the University of Haifa.