Yoram Kaniuk was an Israeli writer, painter, journalist, and theater critic. Contents . 1 Biography At the age of 17, Kaniuk joined the Palmach. In , during the War of Independence, he was shot in the legs by an Englishman in a keffiyeh. Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage. Buy by Yoram Kaniuk, Laurence Sendrowicz (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. It is also a brave, shocking, and tragic story about the importance of recognizing the follies of the past. They had two daughters, Laniuk and Naomi. The Mayor of Casterbridge.

Eschewing self-righteousness in favor of self-criticism, Kaniuk’s book, winner of the Sapir Prize for Literature, is the tale of a younger man told by his older, wiser self—the self who realizes that wars are pointless, and that he and his friends, young men from good homes forming an offbeat band of brothers, were senseless to see glory in the prospect of dying young. Preview — by Yoram Kaniuk. The Shape of the Ruins.


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Description Drawing directly and movingly from Yoram Kaniuk kaniuuk own experiences as a teenaged soldier in the Palmach unit of the Israeli army during the War for Independence, this memoir-novel portrays an entire generation of young men from good homes who found themselves immersed in a struggle they did not fully understand.

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Adios, Hasta Manana William Maxwell. The unimpeded movement within the span of memory is daring and direct, subverts convention and shifts between dramatic power and lyrical refinement.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A novelist, painter, and journalist, Kaniuk published novels, memoirs, short stories, nonfiction, and books for children and young adults.

He was widely rejected by the Israeli mainstream until the 21st century, when many young readers found his unique take on the sensitive Israeli social climate refreshing.

But it is also a painful, shocking, and tragically relevant homage to the importance of bearing witness to the follies of the past, even—or especially—when they are one’s own.

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