By bringing out the comic and quotidian in 130 years of Jewish history, Jeremy Gavron paints a wonderfully fresh and convincing portrait of a dissipating identity. A story of ordinary life over an extraordinary century. In one Jewish family, the forename Israel is handed down from generation to generation. But as parts of the family move across the world - beginning in Lithuania at the end of the 19th century and finishing in London at the beginning of the 21st - different Israels in different countries have very different ...

The Book of Israel 2004, Simon & Schuster (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780684025742

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The Book Of Israel 2003, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9780743220996


The Book of Israel 2002, Scribner, London

ISBN-13: 9780743220989