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A Woman in Jerusalem

A Woman in Jerusalem( )
Author: Yehoshua, A. B.
Translator: Halkin, Hillel
ISBN:978-0-547-54684-1
Publication Date:Aug 2007
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Imprint:Mariner Books
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

This novel about the struggle to identify a nameless victim in the wake of a terrorist bombing in Israel is "a masterpiece" (Claire Messud, The New York Times Book Review).   A woman in her forties is a victim of a suicide bombing at a Jerusalem market. Her body lies unidentified in a hospital morgue. She had apparently worked as a cleaning woman at a bakery, but there is no record of her employment. When a Jerusalem daily accuses the bakery of...
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Pages:256
Author Biography
Yehoshua, A. B. (Author)
Abraham B. Yehoshua, known commonly as A.B. Yehoshua, was born in Jerusalem on December 19, 1936. He studied Hebrew literature and philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has taught at high-school and university levels and is currently a professor of literature at Haifa University.

He is a novelist, essayist, and playwright. His first book of stories, The Death of the Old Man, was published in 1962. His novels include Mr. Mani, Open Heart, Five Seasons, and Friendly Fire. He won the Israeli Prize in 1994.

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