A Late Divorce

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Doubleday, Jan 1, 1984 - Fiction - 354 pages
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A father of three grown-up children comes back to Israel to get a divorce; another woman, pregnant, awaits him in America. Narrated in turn by each participant in the drama, events grow increasingly intense, coming to a head at the traditional family gathering on Passover. Translated by Hillel Halkin.

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About the author (1984)

Israeli novelist Abraham B. Yehoshua is best known for his realistic psychological novels, including Mr. Mani and Open Heart. In contrast to much earlier Israeli fiction, Yehoshua stresses the individual rather than ideology. He won the 1994 Israeli Prize.

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