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When I Lived in Modern Times
When I Lived in Modern Times
Author: Linda Grant
In the spring of 1946, Evelyn Sert stands on the deck of a ship bound for Palestine. For the twenty-year-old from London, it is a time of adventure and change when all things seem possible. — Swept up in the spirited, chaotic churning of her new, strange country, she joins a kibbutz, then moves on to the teeming metropolis of Tel Aviv, to find he...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780452282926
ISBN-10: 0452282926
Publication Date: 12/31/2002
Pages: 260
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Publisher: Plume Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Fascinating read, a novel about a young British woman (Jewish of Latvian descenct) who moves to the Palestine territories following World War II. This chronicles both her life and the real-life changes taking place in the region, including the effort to remove British imperial forces from Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel and the havoc that ensued. Fascinating!