Houghton Harcourt. 2016. 320p. tr. from Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange. ISBN 9780544464049. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780544547452. F
Oz is an iconic cultural figure and one of the most celebrated writers in Israel; his work has been published in more than 40 languages. Short-listed for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize, this novel follows a young man who falls in love with a troubled woman and uncovers her family's tragic and traitorous role in the founding of Israel. (LJ 10/15/16)SEE ALSO: Oz's Between Friends (2013), Scenes from Village Life (2011), Rhyming Life & Death (2009), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2004), The Same Sea (2001)

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