See Under: LOVE

A Novel

David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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In this powerful novel by one of Israel’s most prominent writers, Momik, the only child of Holocaust survivors, grows up in the shadow of his parents’ history. Determined to exorcise the Nazi “beast” from their shattered lives and prepare for a second holocaust he knows is coming, 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.” Grossman’s masterly fusing of vision, thought, and emotion make See Under: Love a luminously imaginative and profoundly affecting work.

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MOMIKIT WAS LIKE THIS, a few months after Grandma Henny was buried in her grave, Momik got a new grandfather. This grandfather arrived in the Hebrew month of Shebat in the year 5317 of the Creation, which is 1959 by the other calendar, not through the special radio program Greetings from New Immigrants which Momik had to listen to every day at lunch between 1:20 and 1:30, keeping his ears open in case they called out one of the names on the list Papa wrote down for him on a piece of paper; no, Grandfather arrived in a blue Mogen David ambulance that pulled up in front of Bella

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See Under: LOVE
A Novel
David Grossman; Translated by Betsy Rosenberg

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
January 2002
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ISBN: 9781466803756
ISBN10: 1466803754
464 pages
$9.99

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Picador
January 2002
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ISBN: 9780312420697
ISBN10: 0312420692
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 464 pages
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