Momik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. No-one will explain to him what life was like 'Over There' or what the 'Nazi Beast' is. His 9-year-old mind imagines a Nazi Beast hiding in the cellar, waiting to feed on Jews. Momik increasingly shields himself from all feeling and attachment. ...Read MoreMomik, the only child of two survivors, is brought up in Israel by a family seeking to ignore the past. No-one will explain to him what life was like 'Over There' or what the 'Nazi Beast' is. His 9-year-old mind imagines a Nazi Beast hiding in the cellar, waiting to feed on Jews. Momik increasingly shields himself from all feeling and attachment. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him-the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp-Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity." See Under: Love is a luminously imaginative and profoundly affecting work.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good jacket. A nice hardcover with a crisp dust jacket, a tight binding and an unmarked text. From a private smoke free collectionSame day shipping with tracking number and delivery Confirmation.1st edition.
Very Good. Very Good Dust Jacket. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. Copyright page states "first edition" and does not list any other printing. Binding is tight and sturdy, boards and text also very good. Shelfwear is very minor-DJ protected in Mylar wraps. A nice copy.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY, 1989. 1st American Ed, 1st Printing, VG/VG, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 458pgsGlossary. DJ nicked head and foot of spine, fore-edge corner tips, DJ rear flap crease, pages just slightly wavy at bottom edge area, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. Translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
8vo. 458 pp. Very good + in gilt-lettered maroon cloth and gray boards with very good + dust jacket in clear plastic protector. Dust jacked inside somewhat yellowed with one small open tear to front cover bottom edge. Cloth section of covers slightly scuffed. Signed by author on title page in Hebrew and English.
Very good in very good dust jacket. SIGNED/inscribed/dated by author on title page. Stated 1st edition, no numberline. Edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket. Mild shelfwear to bottom of boards. Corners bumped. Text in English, Hebrew. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 464 p. Audience: General/trade. Previous owner's name and date on front pastedown and blindstamp on first free endpaper. A 'P' is stamped on the bottom of the pageblock. By the author of 'Be My Knife' and 'To the End of the Land'. Where possible, all books come with dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve, sealed in a ziplock bag, wrapped in bubble wrap, shipped in a box.
Very Good (Book condition). Very Good (Jacket Condition) Book. Signed by Author(s) A decent copy. Some shelfwear, and minor chipping to edges of jacket. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair. ]
Very Good in Very Good, Not Price Clipped jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) First edition stated on verso of title page; inscribed and dated 4/11/08 by David Grossman on the title page: "To __, your friendly-David Grossman; " some edge wear to boards and dust jacket; otherwise a solid, clean copy in collectable condition; dust jacket is protected by a Brodart sleeve.
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