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001    on1260689964 
003    OCoLC 
005    20220413022804.0 
008    210716t20222022nyu           000 j eng   
010      2021033335 
019    1306070934 
020    9780593242971|q(hardcover ;|qacid-free paper) 
020    0593242971|q(hardcover ;|qacid-free paper) 
020    |z9780593242988|q(ebook) 
035    (OCoLC)1260689964|z(OCoLC)1306070934 
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049    CKEA 
050 00 PS3606.R55527|bM36 2022 
082 00 813/.6|223 
100 1  Friedlander, Omer,|d1994-|eauthor. 
245 14 The man who sold air in the Holy Land :|bstories /|cOmer 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bRandom House,|c[2022] 
264  4 |c©2022 
300    241 pages ;|c22 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
505 00 |tJaffa oranges --|tAlte Sachen --|tThe man who sold air 
       in the Holy Land --|tCheckpoint --|tThe Sephardi survivor 
       --|tThe Sand collector --|tScheherazade and radio station 
       97.2 FM --|tHigh heels --|tJellyfish in Gaza --|tWalking 
       Shiv'ah --|tThe Miniaturist. 
520    "The poignant, whimsically imaginative stories in Omer 
       Friedlander's debut transport readers to the narrow 
       limestone alleyways of Jerusalem, the desolate beauty of 
       the Negev Desert, and the sprawling orange groves of 
       Jaffa. Across the sharply drawn borders that divide them, 
       Friedlander's characters, often outsiders or even outcasts,
       are haunted by the past, or by the promise of a future 
       that they can see but often cannot reach. A divorced con 
       artist and his young daughter sell empty bottles of "holy"
       air to credulous tourists; a Lebanese Scheherazade 
       enchants with her nightly tales the three young soldiers 
       occupying a radio station in Beirut; a lonely young boy, 
       obsessed with the bravery of a Polish-Jewish ballerina 
       during the Holocaust, daringly "rooftops" at night, 
       climbing steel cranes in his scuffed sneakers; an Israeli 
       volunteer at a West Bank checkpoint mourns the death of 
       her son, a soldier killed in Gaza. In these stories, 
       moments of fragile intimacy mix with comedy and notes of 
       the absurd; these are fairy tales turned on their heads by
       the stakes of real life. These stories are the literary 
       equivalent of Chagall's brushstrokes, offering enchantment
       as they take you somewhere far away yet achingly near, 
       revealing the shared humanity that transcends physical, 
       political, and religious boundaries, with a universal 
       appeal to the heart"--|cProvided by publisher. 
650  0 Short stories. 
650  7 short stories.|2aat|0(CStmoGRI)aat300202607 
651  0 Israel|vFiction. 
651  0 West Bank|vFiction. 
651  0 Lebanon|vFiction. 
655  0 Short stories. 
655  7 short stories.|2aat|0(CStmoGRI)aatgf300202607 
655  7 Short stories.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01726740 
655  7 Short stories.|2lcgft 
776 08 |iOnline version:|aFriedlander, Omer.|tMan who sold air in
       the holy land.|bFirst edition|dNew York : Random House, 
       [2022]|z9780593242988|w(DLC)  2021033336 
994    C0|bCKE 
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 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  F FRIEDLANDER, O.    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - New Materials  FIC FRIEDLANDER, O    DUE 10-15-22
 Portland Public Library - New Materials  FIC FRIEDLANDER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - New Materials  NEW F FRIEDLANDER, OMER    Check Shelf