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"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal." THE WALL STREET JOURNAL It is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from again.... From the Paperback edition.
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display_description A coming-of-age classic about two Jewish boys growing up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, this "profound and universal" story of what we share across cultures remains deeply pertinent today (The Wall Street Journal).
It's the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives. But they've never met, not until the day an accident during a softball game sparks an unlikely friendship. Soon these two boys—one expected to become a Hasidic rebbe, the other at ease with secular America—are drawn into one another's worlds despite one father's strong opposition.

Set against the backdrop of WWII and the creation of the state of Israel, The Chosen is a poignant novel about transformation and tradition, growing up and growing wise, and finding yourself—even if that might mean leaving your community.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Hasidism -- Fiction, Jewish families -- Fiction, Jewish fiction, Jews -- Fiction, Jews -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Male friendship -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction
title_display The chosen
title_full The Chosen, The chosen / Chaim Potok, The chosen / Chaim Potok, with Connections, The chosen [sound recording] / by Chaim Potok
title_short The chosen
topic_facet Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Friendship, Hasidism, Jewish families, Jews, Literature, Male friendship, Teenage boys