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The chosen

  • 482 Pages
  • 2.48 MB
  • English
Holt, Rinehart and Winston , Austin [Tex.]
Jewish families -- Fiction., Fathers and sons -- Fiction., Jews -- New York (State) -- Fiction., Male friendship -- Fiction., Teenage boys -- Fiction., Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fic


Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.), New York (S

StatementChaim Potok, with Connections.
SeriesHRW library
LC ClassificationsPS3566.O69 C54 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination482 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3966120M
ISBN 100030556287
LC Control Number2001271265

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Book Summary. The Chosen begins in with a softball game in a Jewish section of Brooklyn, New York, between students from two Jewish parochial schools. Each team represents a different Jewish sect with a different level of religious observance. Danny Saunders represents a Hasidic sect led by his father, Reb (short for rabbi) Saunders.

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Potok's novel The Chosen concerns the tensions of living a religious life in a secular conflict is reflected through an examination of two Jewish communities in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, New York.

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The Chosen was nominated for a National Book Award in and made into a successful film in Its sequel, The Promise () was the winner of an Athenaeum Award. Potok is also the author of a nonfiction volume, Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews (), as well as several short stories and articles that have been published in 5/5(6).

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