Book Review: Memoir and Family Redemption

By David Biale

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2005

The author reviews Amos Oz's memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness, noting that this may well be the best thing Oz has written and that he redeemed his father and mother by placing their very human failings in the historical drama in which they took part. He states that they emerge no more heroic than before, but, like the historical drama itself, profoundly human.

Topic: Literature, History, Literature Review, Family

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/619

Page Number(s): 13, 4

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Biale, David. Book Review: Memoir and Family Redemption. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2005: 13, 4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6186


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