Israel Journal June 1987 Author:Yael Dayan Yael Dayan: novelist, traveler, soldier, daughter of a general- daughter, too, of an ancient people and of a proud young nation that had taught a desert to bloom. This is her story of the latest battle for that desert, written in combat from her own experience, and of the mark it left. Yael Dayan tells the story of days and nights of dust, heat ... more »and hardship; of fallen friends morned and fallen enemies grieved over. It is a solder's story and a woman's story, full of remarkable insights and some contemplations.
"Yael Dayan is an extraordinary young writer of remarkable achievement. She is talented, sensitive and superbly intelligent... Her Journal combines the perceptions of a reporter's eye and a woman's heart: it will become a classic." - Leon Uris« less