In the Image: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2002 - Fiction - 278 pages
30 Reviews
In the Image is an extraordinary first novel illuminated by spiritual exploration, one that remembers "a language, a literature, a held hand, an entire world lived and breathed in the image of God." Bill Landsmann, an elderly Jewish refugee in a New Jersey suburb with a passion for travel, is obsessed with building his slide collection of images from the Bible that he finds scattered throughout the world. The novel begins when he crosses paths with his granddaughter's friend, Leora, and continues by moving forward through her life and backward through his, revealing the unexpected links between his family's past and her family's future. Not just a first novel but a cultural event; a wedding of secular and religious forms of literature; In the Image neither lives in the past nor seeks to escape it, but rather assimilates it, in the best sense of the word, honoring what is lost and finding, among the lost things, the treasures that can renew the present. Reading group guide included.
  

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User Review  - Marisa James - Goodreads

One of the most brilliant books I've read - part love story, part history, part mystery. One chapter is entirely a re-written book of Job, set in the middle of a carousel of vacation photo slides and an old curiosity shop. Read full review

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User Review  - Margaret - Goodreads

After reading and loving Horn's second novel The World to Come, I decided to read her other two novels. In the Image is her first effort, published in 2002, when Horn was in the midst of her graduate ... Read full review

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Contents

I
13
II
35
III
67
IV
99
V
131
VI
161
VII
178
VIII
197
IX
221
X
254
XI
268
XII
280
XIII
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XIV
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Dara Horn - The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature ...
... specializing in Hebrew and Yiddish literature. She is the author of In the Image: A Novel, which received a 2003 National Jewish Book Award. ...
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Bee Season: A Novel (Anchor), by Myla Goldberg; Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel (Houghton Mifflin), by Jonathan Safran Foer; In the Image: A Novel ...
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The world to come : a novel 274 copie, 17 recensioni; In the image : a novel 69 copie, 1 recensioni; O Mundo que Virá 1 copia, 0 recensioni ...
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The world to come : a novel 275 copias, 17 reseñas; In the image : a novel 69 copias, 1 reseña; O Mundo que Virá 1 copia, 0 reseña ...
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About the author (2002)

Dara Horn , the author of the novels All Other Nights , The World to Come , and In the Image , is one of Granta 's "Best Young American Novelists" and the winner of two National Jewish Book Awards. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and four children.

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