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The Resource I am the clay, Chaim Potok

I am the clay, Chaim Potok

Label
I am the clay
Title
I am the clay
Statement of responsibility
Chaim Potok
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Potok writes powerfully about the suffering of innocent people caught in the cross-fire of a war they cannot begin to understand....Humanity and compassion for his characters leap from every page." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE As the Chinese and the army of the North sweep south during the Korean War, an old peasant farmer and his wife flee their village across the bleak, bombed-out landscape. They soon come upon a boy in a ditch who is wounded and unconscious. Stirred by possessiveness and caring the woman refuses to leave the boy behind. The man thinks she is crazy to nurse this boy, to risk their lives for some dying stranger. Angry and bewildered, he waits for the boy to die. And when the boy does not die, the old man begins to believe that the boy possesss a magic upon which all their lives depend...
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1929-2002
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Potok, Chaim
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Korean War, 1950-1953
Target audience
adult
Label
I am the clay, Chaim Potok
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1992
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
First U.S. Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780449221389
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a124726
  • (Sirsi) a124726
Label
I am the clay, Chaim Potok
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1992
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
First U.S. Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780449221389
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a124726
  • (Sirsi) a124726

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