The loves of Judith: A Novel

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The extraordinary story of three men in the Jezreel Valley & their love for Judith & her son, whom each man participates in raising as his own.
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Grouping Title loves of judith
Grouping Author shalev meir
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A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: this universal story of passion and personal destiny could only have been written by the delightfully inventive author of A Pigeon and a Boy.

When the mysterious Judith arrives in a small agricultural village in Palestine in the 1930s, she attracts the attention of three men: Moshe, a widowed farmer; Globerman, a wealthy cattle dealer; and Jacob, who loses his wife--the most beautiful woman in the village--because of his obsession with Judith, who insists on living in a cowshed rather than settling down with any of her admirers. When she gives birth to Zayde, all three suitors consider him their son, and all help father him when Judith dies. Zayde, who narrates the story as an adult, carries a legacy from each man, but it is Jacob, who invites Zayde to a special meal once every decade, who helps him piece together the beguiling story of the singular woman who was his mother. Meir Shalev combines magical...

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subject_facet Israel -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Israel -- Fiction
title_display The loves of Judith
title_full The Loves of Judith A Novel, The loves of Judith / Meir Shalev ; translated from the Hebrew by Barbara Harshav
title_short The loves of Judith
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction, Israel, Literature, Mothers and sons