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Martyrs" crossing

a novel

by Amy Wilentz

  • 268 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jerusalem,
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Palestinian Americans -- Fiction,
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- Israel -- Fiction,
    • Children -- Death -- Fiction,
    • Mothers and sons -- Fiction,
    • Soldiers -- Fiction,
    • Jerusalem -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAmy Wilentz.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.I4284 M37 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790560M
      ISBN 100684854368
      LC Control Number00052628

      From the acclaimed author of the prize-winning The Rainy Season, Martyrs' Crossing tells a poignant story of the ambiguities of war—of love, fear, divided loyalties, ruined friendships, and personal sacrifice—set in the turbulence of Israel and the West Bank. Martyrs' Crossing. by Amy Wilentz. Chapter One. ("Peace Be Upon Him," as they said in the books) was always on horseback, which seemed oddly heroic to Doron, who imagined his own prophets as outcasts with mud-caked hair, ranting on street corners, or elderly men with long beards and shepherds' crooks -- their transportation at its best an.

      This unit is a curriculum designed to enliven student responses to Amy Wdentz's novel Martyrs’ novel presents a human drama which helps readers see and understand many of the facets of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wdentz offers no simple solutions but gives students an effective vehicle to become intellectually and emotionally engaged in perhaps the most pressing issue of.   Books. Books See all Books. Book Reviews Martyrs' Crossing A-type. Book; genre. Fiction; At a closed Israeli checkpoint, Marina, a Palestinian mother, clutches her Author: Gillian Flynn.

      "Martyrs Crossing" is a very human tale of regrets, revenge, and the elusive nature of absolution ("Entertainment Weekly"). So precise, so startling, so unforgettable ("Los Angeles Times"), it offers an unparalleled story of the ambiguities of war of inarticulate longing and broken vows set in the turbulence of Israel and the West Bank.".   ☛ Click [ PDF ] Martyrs' Crossing: A Novel ☚ Download Martyrs' Crossing: A Novel Books Download As PDF: Martyrs' Crossing: A Novel Detail books: Author: Date: Page: Rating: Reviews: 18 Category: Digital Ebook Purchas. Reads or Downloads Martyrs' Crossing: A .


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Very refreshing indeed. Martyrs' Crossing is a work of shocking candor and devastating immediacy and I can only hope to enjoy more fiction from this fine writer in the near future/5(5).Turning away from his office door, Marina flagged a cab and headed for the checkpoint.

Traffic to the crossing had slowed to a stop a half mile from the Jerusalem line. She got out to finish the trip on foot. Facing the crowd, in the shadow of the watchtower, Lieutenant Ari Doron flicked away his cigarette and tried to decide on a few next steps.