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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Lists with Yoam Book. A novelist, painter, and journalist, Kaniuk published novels, memoirs, short stories, nonfiction, and books for children and young adults. A Knife in the Fog.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. An international conference dedicated to the works of Kaniuk was held at Cambridge University in March Winner of the Bialik Prize for Children’s 11948 In MayKaniuk petitioned the Israeli Interior Ministry to change his religion status from “Jewish” to “no religion. Kaniukk self-righteousness in favor of self-criticism, Kaniuk’s book, winner of the Sapir Prize for Literature, is the tale of a younger man told by his older, wiser self—the self who realizes that wars are pointless, and that he and his friends, young men from good homes forming an offbeat yorxm of brothers, were senseless to see glory in the prospect of dying young.

Un Ano en el Altiplano Emilio Lussu. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Hundreds of other Israelis intend to do the same; a new Hebrew verb, lehitkaniuk to Kaniuk oneself was coined to refer to this process.

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Her family immigrated to Palestine inthe year Tel Aviv was founded, and settled in Neve Tzedek. Return to Book Page.

This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat Please try again later. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? At his death, he donated his body to science and eschewed a funeral which in Israel are managed by ultra-Orthodox Jews.

Far from trying to justify his own actions, Kaniuk opts instead for self-criticism, reflecting on the 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. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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