To Know a Woman

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 27, 1992 - Fiction - 262 pages
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As an Israeli secret service agent, Yoel Ravid’s ability to sense the truth made him invaluable. Now widowed and retired, he lives with his mother, his mother-in-law, his daughter, and the haunting memory of his wife. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Translated by Nicholas de Lange. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
 

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User Review  - Amusedbythis - LibraryThing

Yoel Arvid is an Israeli spy who loses his wife to a tragic accident. He abruptly resigns and spends the next year coming to terms with his past and life. This is Yoel's internal journey as he rebuilds his life anew. Read full review

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User Review  - krazy4katz - LibraryThing

This was my first book by Amos Oz. I can't say that I really enjoyed it, but partly because the story was somewhat grim. A man loses his wife to a freak accident and is left with his daughter, mother ... Read full review

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AMOS OZ was born in Jerusalem in 1939. He is the author of fourteen novels and collections of short fiction, and numerous works of nonfiction. His acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness was an international bestseller and recipient of the prestigious Goethe Prize, as well as the National Jewish Book Award. Scenes from Village Life, a New York Times Notable Book, was awarded the Prix Méditerranée Étranger in 2010. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel.


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