Reader Review: This is a fine book and opened my eyes about a part of the world I knew little about. They author has a young fresh voice and I look forward to hearing more from her in the future.
A “searing debut” about three young women coming of age, experiencing “the absurdities of life and love on the precipice of violence” ( Vogue )
Yael, Avishag, and Lea grow up together in a tiny, dusty Israeli village, attending a high school made up of caravan classrooms, passing notes to each other to alleviate the universal boredom of teenage life. When they are conscripted into the army, their lives change in unpredictable ways, influencing the women they become and the friendship that they struggle to sustain. Yael trains marksmen and flirts with boys. Avishag stands guard, watching refugees throw themselves at barbed-wire fences. Lea, posted at a checkpoint, imagines the stories behind the familiar faces that pass by her day after day. They gossip about boys and whisper of an ever more violent world just beyond view. They drill, constantly, for a moment that may never come. They live inside that single, intense second just before danger erupts.
In a relentlessly energetic and arresting voice marked by humor and fierce intelligence, Shani Boianjiu, winner of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35,” creates an unforgettably intense world, capturing that unique time in a young woman's life when a single moment can change everything.
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|Title of Suspense & Thrillers eBook: The People of Forever Are Not Afraid|
|Release Date: 09-11-2012|
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|Publisher: Crown Publishing Group|
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Title: The People of Forever Are Not Afraid September 13, 2012 This is a fine book and opened my eyes about a part of the world I knew little about. They author has a young fresh voice and I look forward to hearing more from her in the future.
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Reviewer: A reader from SEATTLE, WA USA
September 13, 2012
This is a fine book and opened my eyes about a part of the world I knew little about. They author has a young fresh voice and I look forward to hearing more from her in the future.
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