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Chosen

Chosen - 67 edition

ISBN13: 978-0449213445

Cover of Chosen 67 (ISBN 978-0449213445)
ISBN13: 978-0449213445
ISBN10: 0449213447
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 67
Publisher: Crest Books
Published: 1967
International: No

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Chosen - 67 edition

ISBN13: 978-0449213445

Chaim Potok

ISBN13: 978-0449213445
ISBN10: 0449213447
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 67
Publisher: Crest Books

Published: 1967
International: No
Summary

"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal."

The Wall Street Journal

It is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from again....

In 1940s Brooklyn, two boys who have grown up within a few blocks of each other, but in entirely different worlds, meet for the first time in a bizarre encounter a baseball game between two Jewish parochial schools that turns into a holy war. With dramatic force and simplicity that seizes the heart, The Chosen depicts the powerful bonds of love and pain that join father and son, the communions and quarrels of friendship, the true religionist's love of God, and the tumults by which the heart is made human.

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