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Author: A. B. Yehoshua Narrator: Betsy Foldes-Meiman, Jim Meskimen, Jodi Carlisle, Taylor Meskimen, Jason Culp, Zach Villa, various narrators Publisher: HMH Adult Audio Audio Length: Release Date: December 2019 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780358316664

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“Elusive, haunting.”—New York Times Book Review

A husband’s search for his wife’s lover, lost amid the turbulence of the Yom Kippur War, is the heart of this dreamlike novel. Through five different perspectives, Yehoshua explores the realities and consequences of the affair and the search, laying bare deep-rooted tensions within family, between generations, between Jews and Arabs.

“[A] profound study of personal and political trauma.” —Daily Telegraph

"Has the symmetry of an elegantly cut gem.” —The New Yorker

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  • “Has the symmetry of an elegantly cut gem.”

    - New York
  • “Elusive, haunting.

    - New York Times Book Review
  • “[A] profound study of personal and political trauma.”

    - Daily Telegraph (London)

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About the Author

A. B. Yehoshua is the author of numerous novels, including The Lover, Mr. Mani, Five Seasons, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem. His work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, and he has received many awards worldwide, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Jewish Book Award.

About the Narrators

Betsy Foldes-Meiman is a voice talent and Earphones Award–winning narrator.

Jim Meskimen is a stage, film, and television actor who has appeared in many well-known movies and television shows. He acted in Apollo 13 and Frost/Nixon for director Ron Howard, both of which were nominated for Best Picture Oscars. His television appearances include The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Friends, Lie to Me, Criminal Minds, and Parks and Recreation. He is also a painter, award-winning audiobook narrator, and audiobook director for Galaxy Audio.

Jodi Carlisle is an American actress who has appeared in Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, The Wild Thornberrys, and Criminal Minds, among many other movies and television series. Her audiobook narration has earned her an AudioFile Earphones Award.

Taylor Meskimen is an actress and a narrator. Her audiobook readings include several L. Ron Hubbard novels, such as Gun Boss of Tumbleweed and Death Waits at Sundown.

Jason Culp, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, has been acting since the age of ten, and his credits include a variety of television, theater, and film roles. He is best known for his role as Julian Jerome on General Hospital. In addition to audiobooks and voice-over work in national commercials, he has also narrated documentaries for National Geographic and the History Channel.

Zach Villa is a stage, film, and television performer. Classically trained in acting, Villa’s audiobook work includes The World without You by Joshua Henkin and Butterfly Winter by W. P. Kinsella.

Juliet Stevenson has won the prestigious Audie Award and numerous Earphones Awards for her narrations. She is a British actress on stage and screen and notably a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. She has also appeared in popular films such as Bend It Like Beckham and Mona Lisa Smile. She was honored as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. She received further recognition when she was nominated for several BAFTA Awards, and she earned an Olivier Award for her role in Death and the Maiden.