The Gift of Asher Lev (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 24, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
19 Reviews
"Rivals anything Chaim Potok has ever produced. It is a book written with passion about passion. You're not likely to read anything better this year."
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Twenty years have passed for Asher Lev. He is a world-renowned artist living in France, still uncertain of his artistic direction. When his beloved uncle dies suddenly, Asher and his family rush back to Brooklyn--and into a world that Asher thought he had left behind forever....


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That, and mesmerising prose. - Goodreads
The plot itself moves very slowly. - Goodreads
The advice of an artist's rebbe. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Christian Schwoerke - Goodreads

This sequel to the Potok's first novel about Asher Lev (My Name is Asher Lev) is again a tale of an artist's agnostic negative capabilities paired with and against his adherence to his faith and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Taryn - Goodreads

My favorite book of all time is My Name Is Asher Lev. I adore it. It speaks truth into my life every time I read it. The Gift of Asher Lev is also a life-giving book to me. I adore Chaim Potok's ... Read full review

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BOOK TWO
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BOOK THREE
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About the author (2010)

Chaim Potok was born and raised in New York City. He began to write fiction at the age of 16, graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English literature from Yeshiva University, and earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. An ordained rabbi, he served as an army chaplain in Korea for sixteen months with, successively, a front-line medical battalion and an engineer combat battalion. His first novel, The Chosen, was nominated for a National Book Award and received the prestigious Edward Lewis Wallant Award. His other novels include My Name is Asher Lev, The Gift of Asher Lev (winner of the National Jewish Book Award), and I Am the Clay.

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