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Yoram Kaniuk was an Israeli writer, painter, journalist, and theater critic. Contents . 1 Biography At the age of 17, Kaniuk joined the Palmach. In , during the War of Independence, he was shot in the legs by an Englishman in a keffiyeh. Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage. Buy by Yoram Kaniuk, Laurence Sendrowicz (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Description Drawing directly and movingly from Yoram Kaniuk s own experiences as a teenaged soldier in the Palmach unit of the Israeli army during the War for Independence, this memoir-novel portrays an entire generation of young men from good homes who found themselves immersed in a struggle they did not fully understand. Drums of Autumn Starz Tie-in Edition. Levadura de Malicia Robertson Davies. No eBook available Amazon.

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Winner of the Bialik Prize for Children’s Literature The unimpeded movement within the span of memory is daring and direct, subverts convention and shifts between dramatic power and lyrical refinement. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. El Delator Liam O’Flaherty.

In MayKaniuk petitioned the Israeli Interior Ministry to change his religion status yoarm “Jewish” to “no religion. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Adios, Hasta Manana William Maxwell. Preview — by Yoram Kaniuk. Kaniuk’s mother, born in Odessawas also a teacher.

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Eschewing self-righte Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. Archived from the original PDF on December 17, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Before We Were Yours. But it is also a painful, shocking, and tragically relevant homage to the importance of bearing witness to the follies of the past, even—or especially—when they are one’s own. Eschewing self-righteousness in favor of self-criticism, Kaniuk’s book, winner of the Sapir Prize for Literature, is the tale of a younger man told by his older, wiser self—the self who realizes that wars are pointless, and that he and his friends, young men from good homes forming an offbeat band of brothers, were senseless to see glory in the prospect of dying young.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Views Read Edit View history. In Octobera district court judge approved his petition, meaning that Kaniuk was then considered a Jew by nationality, but not by religion. Eschewing self-righteousness in favor of self-criticism, Kaniuk’s book, winner of the Sapir Prize for Literature, is the tale of a younger man told by his older, wiser self—the self who realizes that wars are pointless, and that he and his friends, young men from good homes forming an offbeat band of brothers, were senseless to see glory in the prospect of dying young.

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Dispatched from the UK in 5 business days When will my order arrive? Hundreds of other Israelis intend to do the same; a new Hebrew verb, lehitkaniuk to Kaniuk oneself was coined to refer to this process.

Return to Book Page. Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The Kwniuk of the Beasts. The result is a touchingly poignant and hauntingly beautiful memoir that the author himself considers a work of fiction, for what is memory but one’s own story about the past?

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