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David Grossman

Nonfiction, 1992

David Grossman’s personal journey into the world of Arab Israelis.



Rights Sold to:

France, Seuil; Germany, Hanser; Holland, Contact; Israel, HaSifria HaHadasha/HaKibbutz HaMeuchad; Italy, Mondadori; Japan, Shobun-sha; Spain, Tusquets (reverted); Sweden, Bonnier Alba (reverted); UK, Jonathan Cape/Picador; USA, Farrar, Straus, Giroux/Noonday 


“This is a fine, compelling report, in which all facets of what seems an insoluble problem are treated with sympathy.” – The New Yorker

“Grossman has crossed one of the world’s deepest divides in order to encounter Israel’s Arab minority.” – The New York Times Book Review

“No other Israeli writer so far has approached this touchy subject with such compassion, or looked at it with, so to speak, bifocal eyes.” – The New York Review of Books