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My name is Asher Lev

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Publisher:
Anchor Books,
Pub. Date:
2003, c1972.
Edition:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
640L
Description
"A novel of finely articulated tragic power. . . . Little short of a work of genius."-- The New York Times Book Review Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe. Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels, even when it leads him to blasphemy. In this stirring and often visionary novel, Chaim Potok traces Asher's passage between these two identities, the one consecrated to God, the other subject only to the imagination. Asher Lev grows up in a cloistered Hasidic community in postwar Brooklyn, a world suffused by ritual and revolving around a charismatic Rebbe. But in time, his gift threatens to estrange him from that world and the parents he adores. As it follows his struggle, My Name Is Asher Lev becomes a luminous portrait of the artist, by turns heartbreaking and exultant, a modern classic.
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ISBN:
9781400031047
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.2, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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Grouping Title my name is asher lev
Grouping Author potok chaim
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-24 04:18:14AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-22 04:49:18AM

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subject_facet Artists -- Fiction, Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Jewish families -- Fiction, Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Lev, Asher -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction
title_display My name is Asher Lev
title_full My name is Asher Lev / Chaim Potok
title_short My name is Asher Lev
topic_facet Artists, Jewish families, Jews, Lev, Asher, Young men