To Know a Woman

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 27, 1992 - Fiction - 262 pages
14 Reviews
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  - Rosalind - Goodreads

This book came highly rated and I was somewhat disappointed, but it wasn't a total write-off. Following the tragic, sudden death of his wife, an Israeli secret service man decides to pack in his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alexander Struk - Goodreads

Like many of Amos Oz's other novels, To Know A Woman was meditative, beautifully written, and full of eclectic and well crafted characters. I enjoyed it, but ultimately found it less satisfying than ... 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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