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The Chosen
The Chosen
Author: Chaim Potok
This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Chaim Potok?s coming-of-age classic with a new introduction, critical essays, rare papers and photos, and much more. — It?s the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives. But they?ve never met, not until the day an accident duri...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781501142475
ISBN-10: 150114247X
Publication Date: 11/1/2016
Pages: 416
Edition: 50 Anv
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
This was a wonderful book about two Jewish boys during the time of WW II. It shows the struggles of a young man trying to come to terms with his own goals and desires and the expectations of his family, while emphasizing the value of friendship and the ability to overcome differences in beliefs.
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Helpful Score: 3
Excellent book. At points a emotional rollercoaster -- cried, angry at the father's way, etc. Opened a door to a world I am not familar with. Some of the dialog lost me, not knowing Yiddish or Hebrew. Most of the time it was explained but not always. Definitely worth the time to read.
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Helpful Score: 2
An amazing, absorbing book. The characterization is flawless and the story is fascinating.
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Helpful Score: 2
I just re-read this book and loved it again. I first read it in 1968 - Yikes! Anyway it is still a really interesting peek into a life style that many of us know little about. And if you think its dated just drive through the Mintwood section of Brooklyn!
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Fabulous book! I was disappointed when it ended!
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