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Author Shalev, Meir.

Title A pigeon and a boy / Meir Shalev ; translated from the Hebrew by Evan Fallenberg.

Imprint New York : Schocken Books, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    SHALEV,MEI    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 311 p. ; 25 cm.
Note Translation of: Yonah ṿe-naʻar.
Originally published: Tel Aviv : Am Oved Publishers, 2006.
Summary During the 1948 War of Independence--a time when pigeons are still used to deliver battlefield messages--a gifted young pigeon handler is mortally wounded. In the moments before his death, he dispatches one last pigeon, carrying his extraordinary gift to the girl he has loved since adolescence. Intertwined with this story is the contemporary tale of Yair Mendelsohn, who has his own legacy from the 1948 war. Yair is a tour guide specializing in bird-watching trips who, in middle age, falls in love again with a childhood girlfriend.
Subject Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Fiction.
Homing pigeons -- Fiction.
Tour guides (Persons) -- Fiction.
Love stories.
Israel -- Fiction.
Added Author Fallenberg, Evan.
Added Title Yonah ṿe-naʻar. English
ISBN 9780805242515 : $25.00

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