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When I lived in modern times

by Grant, Linda

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Published by Granta in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tel Aviv (Israel),
  • Palestine
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish women -- Fiction.,
    • Tel Aviv (Israel) -- Fiction.,
    • Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLinda Grant.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6057.R316 W47 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3629641M
      ISBN 101862073341
      LC Control Number2002421150
      OCLC/WorldCa43069243

        When I lived in modern times Item Preview remove-circle no toc in book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon 5D Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Andy Wilcoxon on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Chapter 1 When I look back I see myself at twenty. I was at an age when anything seemed possible, at the beginning of times when anything waspossible.I was standing on the deck dreaming; across the Mediterranean we sailed, from one end to the other, past Crete and Cyprus to where the East begins.

        When I Lived In Modern Times By Linda Grant Completed J Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction in , When I Lived In Modern Times is the story of Evelyn, a young Jewish woman from London who emigrated to modern-day Israel in While the story was a coming of age tale (of sorts) for Evelyn, at the heart of the novel was the beginning of a . When I lived in Modern Times. Author(s): Linda Grant Making it easy to match a location with a book. Find out more about us and our philosophy. About Us. Book Reviews. Lead Review. Set at the time when Israel was to be founded, a truly mesmerising book about national identity. The heat and light and purity of the new city are vividly evoked.

      A book review of When I Lived in Modern Times, by Linda Grant. When Evelyn Sert's mother died, shortly after the end of World War II, she moved from England to Palestine in order to have a new start at life. Although this story follows Evelyn throughout her life, a major portion of this intriguing book focuses on Evelyn's adventures in Palestine during the late 's. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for When I Lived in Modern Times by Linda Grant | at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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When I lived in modern times. [Linda Grant] -- Evelyn Sert journeys to Tel Aviv, where Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany are determined to forge a modern consciousness in the heart of the Middle East. Her story weaves together national identity.

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