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At once exquisitely understated and elegantly articulated, chaim potok's my name is asher lev focuses on a man who treads the nebulous boundary between the secular and the spiritual. My name is asher lev by chaim potok (1972, 342 pages, read jan 6-12) a re-read for a book club at my synagogue i first read this in 2000 and found it so depressing that i couldn’t enjoy it. From the beginning of the 1st stage production of my name is asher lev, we are told that the young asher is an amazingly gifted artist asher, who is played by lucas beck, narrates the play. My name is asher lev by chaim potok and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
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Chaim potok's offers some intriguing commentary on religious issues in his novel, my name is asher lev in spite of growing up in an environment where torah study is important, asher. Potok, chaim: book my name is asher lev by c potok revd by g davenport 1972, on page br5 of the sunday book review with the headline: collision with the outside world. My name is asher lev amazon barnes & noble get weekly book recommendations: email address subscribe tweet kirkus review this features the agonizing young years of asher lev caught.
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My name is asher lev is a novel by chaim potok that was first published in 1972. I had not previously even heard of chaim potok as an author, but clearly i've been missing something important this book showed up on the reading list for my classics book club, so i. My name is asher lev [chaim potok] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers “a novel of finely articulated tragic power little short of a work of genius”— the new york.