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To Jerusalem and Back

To Jerusalem and Back

by Saul Bellow
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This extraordinary book is the result of Saul Bellow's sojourn in
Israel. A personal record of his stay, and a meditation, it crackles with wit and controversy on America's relationship with this embattled country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412811842
Publisher: Transaction Large Print
Publication date: 01/11/2010
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Saul Bellow was born in Lachine, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal, in 1915, and was raised in Chicago. He attended the University of Chicago, received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in 1937, with honors in sociology and anthropology, did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, and served in the Merchant Marine during World War II. To Jerusalem and Back was his first work of non-fiction.

Date of Birth:

June 10, 1915

Date of Death:

April 5, 2005

Place of Birth:

Lachine, Quebec, Canada

Place of Death:

Brookline, Massachusetts


University of Chicago, 1933-35; B.S., Northwestern University, 1937

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“Bellow evokes places, ideas, people…on the edge of history, an inch from disaster, yet brimming with argument and words…. An impassioned and thoughtful book.” –The New York Times Book Review

“Essentially a plea for a greater understanding of the state of Israel by one of its most articulate admirers.” –The Times

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