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My Name is Asher Lev

My Name is Asher Lev
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publsiher : Penguin Modern Classics
  • Release : 22 May 2022
  • ISBN : 9780141190563
  • Pages : 319 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 37 ratings
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Asher Lev is a gifted loner, the artist who painted the sensational Brooklyn Crucifixion. Into it he poured all the anguish and torment a Jew can feel when torn between the faith of his fathers and the calling of his art. Here Asher Lev plunges back into his childhood and recounts the story of love and conflict which dragged him to this crossroads.


My Name is Asher Lev

My Name is Asher Lev
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Penguin Modern Classics
  • Release : 22 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKMy Name is Asher Lev

Asher Lev is a gifted loner, the artist who painted the sensational Brooklyn Crucifixion. Into it he poured all the anguish and torment a Jew can feel when torn between the faith of his fathers and the calling of his art. Here Asher Lev plunges back into his childhood and recounts the story of love and conflict which dragged him to this crossroads.

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The Gift of Asher Lev

The Gift of Asher Lev
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 24 March 2010
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“Extraordinary . . . No one but Chaim Potok could have written this strangely sweet, compelling, and deeply felt novel.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer In his powerful My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok gave the world an unforgettable character and a timeless story that The New York Times Book Review hailed as “little short of a work of genius.” The Chicago Sun-Times declared it “a story that had to be told.” Now, Chaim Potok’s beloved character returns to learn, to teach,

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Wanderings

Wanderings
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 04 May 2021
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A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety and in many eras and places, here is a unique work by a singular Jewish voice.

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I Am the Clay

I Am the Clay
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Fawcett
  • Release : 28 April 2010
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“[Chaim] Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand. . . . Humanity and compassion for his characters leap from every page.”—San Francisco Chronicle As the Chinese and the army of the North sweep south during the Korean War, an old peasant farmer and his wife flee their village across the bleak, bombed-out landscape. They soon come upon a boy in a ditch who is wounded and unconscious. Stirred

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In the Beginning

In the Beginning
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 22 May 1997
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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health. As a young man, he must start anew and define his own path of personal belief that diverges sharply with his devout father and everything he has been taught.... From the Paperback edition.

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Davita's Harp

Davita's Harp
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 10 March 2010
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For Davita Chandal, growing up in New York in the 1930s and '40s is an experience of indescribable joy—and unfathomable sadness. Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope for a new, better world. But the deprivations of war and the Depression take their ruthless toll. And Davita, unexpectedly, finds in the Jewish faith that her mother had long ago abandoned both a solace to her questioning inner pain and a test of

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The Chosen

The Chosen
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 23 February 2016
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A coming-of-age classic about two Jewish boys growing up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, this “profound and universal” (The Wall Street Journal) story of faith, family, tradition, and assimilation remains deeply pertinent today. “Works of this caliber should be occasion for singing in the streets and shouting from the rooftops.” —Chicago Tribune It’s the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives. But they’ve never met, not until the

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Old Men at Midnight

Old Men at Midnight
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 30 December 2008
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From the celebrated author of The Chosen and My Name Is Asher Lev, a trilogy of related novellas about a woman whose life touches three very different men—stories that encompass some of the profoundest themes of the twentieth century. Ilana Davita Dinn is the listener to whom three men relate their lives. As a young girl, she offers English lessons to a teenage survivor of the camps. In “The Ark Builder,” he shares with her the story of his

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The Gates of November

The Gates of November
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 24 February 2010
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"REMARKABLE . . . A WONDERFUL STORY." --The Boston Globe The father is a high-ranking Communist officer, a Jew who survived Stalin's purges. The son is a "refusenik," who risked his life and happiness to protest everything his father held dear. Now, Chaim Potok, beloved author of the award-winning novels The Chosen and My Name is Asher Lev, unfolds the gripping true story of a father, a son, and a conflict that spans Soviet history. Drawing on taped interviews and his harrowing visits

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The Chosen

The Chosen
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 November 2016
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The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from again.

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Conversations with Chaim Potok

Conversations with Chaim Potok
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 22 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKConversations with Chaim Potok

"Writing at its best is an exalted state, an unlocking of the unconscious and imagination and a contact with sanctity." One of America's most popular Jewish writers, Chaim Potok (b. 1929) is the author of such novels as The Chosen (1967), The Promise (1969), The Book of Lights (1981), and Davita's Harp (1985). Each of his novels explores the tension between tradition and modernity, and the clash between Jewish culture and contemporary Western civilization, which he calls "core-to-core culture confrontation." Although primarily known as a

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The Book of Lights

The Book of Lights
  • Author : Chaim Potok
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 04 May 2021
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Gershon Loran, a quiet rabinical student, is troubled by the dark reality around him. He sees hope in the study of Kabbalah, the Jewish book of mysticism and visions, truth and light. But to Gershon's friend, Arthur, light means something else, the Atom bomb, his father helped create. Both men seek different a refuge in a foreign place, hoping for the same thing....

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