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Liberated Bride

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ISBN-10: 0547541414

ISBN-13: 9780547541419

Edition: 2001

Authors: A. B. Yehoshua, Hillel Halkin

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Yochanan Rivlin, a professor at Haifa University, is a man of boundless and often naïve curiosity. His wife, Hagit, a district judge, is tolerant of almost everything but her husband's faults and prevarications. Frequent arguments aside, they are a well-adjusted couple with two grown sons.When one of Rivlin's students-a young Arab bride from a village in the Galilee-is assigned to help with his research in recent Algerian history, a two-pronged mystery develops. As they probe the causes of the bloody Algerian civil war, Rivlin also becomes obsessed with his son's failed marriage.Rivlin's search leads to a number of improbable escapades. In this comedy of manners, at once deeply serious and…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/4/2004
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 576
Language: English

A. B. YEHOSHUA is one of Israel's preeminent writers. His novels include A Journey to the End of the Millenium, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem, which was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2007. He lives in Haifa.

Hillel Halkin is an author, journalist, and internationally renowned translator, Hillel has translated several of Uri Orlev's novels from Hebrew into English.