Gift of Asher Lev

Gift of Asher Lev

by Chaim Potok
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Trade Paperback, 384 pages
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In his powerful bestseller My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok gave the world an unforgettable character and a timeless story that The New York Times Book Review hailed as "little short of a work of genius." The Chicago Sun-Times declared it "a story that had to be told." Now, Chaim Potok's beloved character returns to learn, to teach, to dream, in The Gift of Asher Lev.

Twenty years have passed. Asher Lev is a world-renowned artist living with his young family in France. Still, he is unsure of his artistic direction. Success has not brought ease to his heart. Then Asher's beloved uncle dies suddenly, and Asher and his family rush back to Brooklyn—and into a world that Asher thought he had left behind forever.

It is a journey of confrontation and discovery as Asher purges his past in search of new inspiration for his art and begins to understand the true meaning of sacrifice and the painful joy in sharing the most precious gift of all.

"RIVALS ANYTHING CHAIM POTOK HAS EVER PRODUCED. It is a book written with passion about passion. You're not likely to read anything better this year."—The Detroit News

"EXTRAORDINARY... Chaim Potok could have written this strangely sweet, compelling, and deeply felt novel."—The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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