Yoram Kaniuk was an Israeli writer, painter, journalist, and theater critic. Contents . 1 Biography At the age of 17, Kaniuk joined the Palmach. In , during the War of Independence, he was shot in the legs by an Englishman in a keffiyeh. Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage. Buy by Yoram Kaniuk, Laurence Sendrowicz (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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The Best Books of Nov 27, Pages. At the age of 17, Kaniuk joined kanik Palmach. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Hundreds of other Israelis intend to kzniuk the same; a new Hebrew verb, lehitkaniuk to Kaniuk oneself was coined to refer to this process.
El Delator Liam O’Flaherty. Looking for More Great Reads? I don’t know if I would have enjoyed it in English, but in Hebrew it was torture. Far from trying to justify his own actions, Kaniuk opts instead for self-criticism, reflecting on oyram pointlessness of war and the foolishness of a group of inexperienced, white-collar boys turned brothers-in-arms who senselessly imagined that there was some glory in dying so young.
Contemporary Fiction Historical Fiction. Eschewing self-righte Sixty years after fighting in Israel’s War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach.
A J A Symons. Read it Forward Read it first. At his death, he donated his body to science and eschewed a funeral which in Israel are managed by ultra-Orthodox Jews.
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Rio Fugitivo Edmundo Paz Soldan. Description Drawing directly and movingly from Yoram Kaniuk s own experiences as a teenaged soldier in the Palmach unit of the Israeli army during the War for Independence, this memoir-novel portrays an entire generation of young men from good homes who found themselves immersed in a struggle they did not fully understand. Return to Book Page.
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