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Meir Shalev
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Meir Shalev is one of Israel’s most celebrated novelists. He has received many awards for his work, including the National Jewish Book Award and Israel’s Brenner Prize, both for A Pigeon and a Boy.

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Beginnings
Reflections on the Bible's Intriguing Firsts
Written by Meir Shalev


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

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The Loves of Judith
A Novel
Written by Meir Shalev
Translated by Barbara Harshav


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $15.95

A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: a universal story of passion and personal destiny by the award-winning author of A Pigeon and a Boy.

When the mysterious Judith arrives in a small agricultural village in Palestine in the 1930s, she attracts attention of three men: Moshe, a... Read more >
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The Loves of Judith
A Novel
Written by Meir Shalev
Translated by Barbara Harshav


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

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My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner
A Family Memoir
Written by Meir Shalev
Translated by Evan Fallenberg


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

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My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner
A Family Memoir
Written by Meir Shalev
Translated by Evan Fallenberg


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

A lighthearted tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in the village of Meir Shalev’s birth, where his unforgettable Grandma Tonia lived in a constant state of battle with the family’s biggest enemy in their adoptive land: dirt.

Meir Shalev’s grandmother Tonia, who came to Palestine by boat... Read more >
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A Pigeon and a Boy
A Novel
Written by Meir Shalev


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $15.95

From the internationally acclaimed Israeli writer Meir Shalev comes a mesmerizing novel of two love stories, separated by half a century but connected by one enchanting act of devotion.

During the 1948 War of Independence—a time when pigeons are still used to deliver battlefield messages—a gifted young pigeon handler is mortally wounded... Read more >
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A Pigeon and a Boy
A Novel
Written by Meir Shalev


Format: eBook
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

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