Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ has mylar covering. Library discard with usual attachments and marks, pocket removed. Pages tight and clean. 279 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1975. ISBN: 0385045794. Translated by Ralph Manheim. Originally published as Avraham Bogatir Het Napja, 1969. Palestine, 1947. History records it as the year of the death struggles of the British Mandate, the birth pangs of the new nation of Israel. Ths powerful novel presents the turbulence of this historic era as it touches one week in the life of one Russian Jew. Avraham Bogatir is a kind, gentle farmer, a man who loves his land and takes great pride in his crops. Despite the chaos around him, Avraham lives his life with a quiet honesty and grace. Then one night a young terrorist named David breaks into the Bogatir house, and suddenly Avrahamis thrown into the midst of the turmoil of his times.