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The chosen / a novel by Chaim Potok.

Potok, Chaim. (Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA FIC POT (Text) 33118000175756 Young Adult: Fiction Checked out 08/18/2017
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA FIC POT (Text) 33118000175757 Young Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA FIC POT (Text) 33118000175758 Young Adult: Fiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 284 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes "An appreciation of Chaim Potok's The chosen, by Daniel Walden."
Formatted Contents Note: Includes a readers' guide with "An appreciation of Chaim Potok's The chosen, by Daniel Walden."
Summary, etc.: In 1940s Brooklyn, New York, an accident throws Reuven Malther and Danny Saunders together. Despite their differences (Reuven is a Modern Orthodox Jew with an intellectual, Zionist father; Danny is the brilliant son and rightful heir to a Hasidic rebbe), the young men form a deep, if unlikely, friendship. Together they negotiate adolescence, family conflicts, the crisis of faith engendered when Holocaust stories begin to emerge in the U.S., loss, love, and the journey to adulthood.
Subject: Jews > New York (State) > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Jewish families > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Teenage boys > Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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