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My Name Is Asher Lev
by Chaim Potok
Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe. Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels, even when it leads him to blasphemy. In this stirring and often visionary novel, Chaim Potok traces...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction; World Literature
Davita's Harp
by Chaim Potok
For Davita Chandal, growing up in the New York of the 1930s and '40s is an experience of joy and sadness. Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope of a new and better world. But as the deprivations of war and depression take a ruthless toll, Davita unexpectedly turns to the Jewish faith that her...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Religious Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Gift of Asher Lev
by Chaim Potok
"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." THE DETROIT NEWS 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...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; World Literature
In the Beginning
by Chaim Potok
David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health. As a young man, he must start anew and define his own path of personal belief that diverges sharply with his devout father and everything he has been taught.... From...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; World Literature
The Promise
by Chaim Potok
In a passionate, energetic narrative,  The Promise  brilliantly dramatizes what it is to master and use knowledge to make one’s own way in the world. Reuven Malter lives in Brooklyn, he’s in love, and he’s studying to be a rabbi. He also keeps challenging the strict interpretations of his teachers, and if he keeps it up, his...
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Categories: All Religious Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Old Men at Midnight (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Chaim Potok
From the celebrated author of The Chosen and My Name Is Asher Lev , a trilogy of related novellas about a woman whose life touches three very different men—stories that encompass some of the profoundest themes of the twentieth century. Ilana Davita Dinn is the listener to whom three men relate their lives. As a young girl, she...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction; World Literature
I Am the Clay
by Chaim Potok
"Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand....Humanity and compassion for his characters leap from every page." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE As the Chinese and the army of the North sweep south during the Korean War, an old peasant farmer and his wife flee...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Gates of November
by Chaim Potok
"REMARKABLE . . . A WONDERFUL STORY." --The Boston Globe The father is a high-ranking Communist officer, a Jew who survived Stalin's purges. The son is a "refusenik," who risked his life and happiness to protest everything his father held dear. Now, Chaim Potok, beloved author of the award-winning novels The Chosen and My Name is Asher...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Historical Bios & Memoirs; Literary Fiction
The Chosen
by Chaim Potok
A coming-of-age classic about two Jewish boys growing up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, this “profound and universal” story of what we share across cultures remains deeply pertinent today ( The Wall Street Journal ). It’s the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Classic Fiction; World Literature
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