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The Resource The promise, Chaim Potok

The promise, Chaim Potok

Label
The promise
Title
The promise
Statement of responsibility
Chaim Potok
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Young Reuven Malter is unsure of himself and his place in life. An unconventional scholar, he struggles for recognition from his teachers. With his old friend Danny Saunders—who himself had abandoned the legacy as the chosen heir to his father's rabbinical dynasty for the uncertain life of a healer—Reuvan battles to save a sensitive boy imprisoned by his genius and rage. Painfully, triumphantly, Reuven's understanding of himself, though the boy change, as he starts to approach the peace he has long sought..." --GoodReads.com
Summary
Two young men question the "orthodoxy" of values and religion in a world cut off from their Hasidic traditions
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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050412
Cataloging source
TEF
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Potok, Chaim
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.O69
LC item number
P7 2005
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Schizophrenia in adolescence
  • Psychologists
  • Rabbis
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Label
The promise, Chaim Potok
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8537291
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781400095414
Lccn
2005282726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400095414
  • (OCoLC)ocm62217851
Label
The promise, Chaim Potok
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1969
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8537291
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781400095414
Lccn
2005282726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781400095414
  • (OCoLC)ocm62217851

Library Locations

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