Children -- Jerusalem -- Fiction. Jerusalem -- Fiction.
Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Uniform Title: Sefer ha-dikduk ha-penimi. English 24 cm. David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. Book
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LC: PJ5054.G728; Dewey: 892.4/36
ISBN: 0374115478; 9780374115470 LCCN: 93-46460
In Jerusalem, a boy decides to perpetuate his childhood by not growing up. The protagonist, Ahron, 12, is revolted by the sexual overtones of adulthood and the regimentation of his friends, which they call patriotism. By the author of The Smile of the Lamb.