The Resource The book of lights, Chaim Potok

The book of lights, Chaim Potok

Label
The book of lights
Title
The book of lights
Statement of responsibility
Chaim Potok
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At the center of the novel is Gershon Loran--a young rabbi, the product of a parochial New York Jewish upbringing--whose early life [was] shaped by darkly irrational circumstances ... It is this young man--raised in the absolute belief that 'the Jewish religion made a fundamental difference in the world'--who at the end of the Korean War, finds himself a chaplain in a country where Judaism has played no part ... Gershon begins to see his own people--and himself--in a new light ... Gershon has the most disturbing ... of his visions--encompassing both light and dark, both good and evil, just as life must; just as, he begins to understand, Judaism must, if it is to remain a living faith."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Potok, Chaim
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.O69
LC item number
B6 1981
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mysticism
  • Jewish students
  • Orphans
Label
The book of lights, Chaim Potok
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780394520315
Lccn
81047505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07460681
  • (OCoLC)ocm07460681
Label
The book of lights, Chaim Potok
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780394520315
Lccn
81047505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07460681
  • (OCoLC)ocm07460681

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