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Will to Live On This Is Our Heritage

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ISBN-10: 0060955627

ISBN-13: 9780060955625

Edition: 2001

Authors: Herman Wouk

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In The Will To Live On, Herman Wouk places the Holocaust against the background of recurrent disasters and resurgence in Jewish history, surveys the treasures of sacred literature and examines the troubled wonder of Israel and the Jewish diaspora.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594

Herman Wouk, 1915 - Writer Herman Wouk was born in New York into a family of Jewish immigrants from Russia. He attended Columbia University, New York where he edited the college humor magazine and received an A.B. degree. In 1936, he became a radio scriptwriter with Fred Allen. In 1941, he served the U.S. government by producing radio broadcasts to sell war bonds. He joined the United States Navy and served in the Pacific. He began his first novel during off-duty hours at sea. Wouk has been a full-time writer since 1946. He was a visiting professor at Yeshiva University, New York, 1958, a Trustee of the College of the Virgin Islands, 1961-69, a member of the Board of Directors of Washington…    

Prologue
Searching the Wreckage
The Rebbe and the Historian
Running on Empty
The First Destruction
The Second Destruction
The Third Destruction: I
The Third Destruction: II
Retrospect
The Heritage, or The Power of a Dream
Zaideh and the Humanist
The Sacred Story
The Fathers
The Law
Nakh: The Prophets and the Writings
The Talmud and I
Kabbalah
Yiddish and Yiddishkeit
Ivrit and Zionism
Yossi
The Jewish Resurgence
The Miracle
America: The Whispering Ember
The Breath of the Children
Afterword
Notes
Glossary
Biographical Names
Acknowledgments