Apples From the Desert

Apples From the Desert

Selected Stories

Book - 1998
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Savyon Liebrecht's intense, lyrical, and emotionally complex stories have made her a best-selling writer in her native Israel. Her short fiction explores the everyday tragedies that emanate from strained relationships between Arabs and Jews, women and men, older and younger generations in present-day Israel. According to the Washington Post Book World , her "engrossing and skillful tales take you through the lives of real people, to the heart of their emotional and moral being." Liebrecht reveals the impact of larger social and political conflicts within the private world of the home with a precision and a subtle ferocity reminiscent of the work of Nadine Gordimer. "These finely wrought stories of private lives shed light on a terrifying political conflict", notes the New York Times Book Review . "[Liebrecht] takes you places you've never been before." The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish Woman's Series
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1998.
Edition: 1st English-language ed.
ISBN: 9781558611900
Branch Call Number: FICTION Liebrech Savyon
Characteristics: 234 p. ;,23 cm.


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