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The Resource An improbable friendship : the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission, Anthony David

An improbable friendship : the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission, Anthony David

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An improbable friendship : the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission
Title
An improbable friendship
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the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission
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Anthony David
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eng
Summary
"An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now ninety-seven, who was Moshe Dayan's wife for thirty-seven years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat's mother-in-law, now seventy-four. It reveals for the first time the two women's surprising and secret forty-year friendship and delivers the story of their extraordinary and turbulent lives growing up in a war-torn country. Based on personal interviews, diaries, and journals drawn from both women-Ruth lives today in Tel Aviv, Raymonda in Malta-author Anthony David delivers a fast-paced, fascinating narrative that is a beautiful story of reconciliation and hope in a climate of endless conflict. By telling their stories and following their budding relationship, which began after the Six-Day War in 1967, we learn the behind-the-scenes, undisclosed history of the Middle East's most influential leaders from two prominent women on either side of the ongoing conflict. An award-winning biographer and historian, Anthony David brings us the story of unexpected friendship while he discovers the true pasts of two outstanding women. Their story gives voice to Israelis and Palestinians caught in the Middle East conflict and holds a persistent faith in a future of peace. "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
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1962-
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David, Anthony
Dewey number
327.1/72095694
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1919.P38
LC item number
D394 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Dayan, Ruth
  • Tawil, Raymonda Hawa
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Women and peace
  • Women, Palestinian Arab
  • Israel
  • Malta
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
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An improbable friendship : the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission, Anthony David
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-272) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Prologue: A Secret Story -- Part I 1917-1956: Of This Tormented Soil -- Chapter 1: "The Happiest Day of My Life" -- Chapter 2: The Syrian Prince -- Chapter 3: Night Squad -- Chapter 4: The "Cripple" -- Chapter 5: A Christmas Tale -- Chapter 6: Civil War -- Chapter 7: Fall of Haifa -- Chapter 8: Hotel Zion -- Chapter 9: Villa Lea -- Chapter 10: Married to the State -- Chapter 11: Ave Maria -- Chapter 12: Women of Valor -- Chapter 13: The Beauty Contest -- Chapter 14: "Maskiteers" -- Chapter 15: A Mission in Life -- Chapter 16: Tristesse -- Chapter 17: Moshe's War -- Part II 1957-1970: Two Friends -- Chapter 18: Punished by Love -- Chapter 19: Mandelbaum Gate -- Chapter 20: Under the Shekhina's Wing -- Chapter 21: New Face in the Mirror -- Chapter 22: Reverence for Life -- Chapter 23: A Man Problem -- Chapter 24: The Women's Strike -- Chapter 25: Six Days -- Chapter 26: The Dayan-asty -- Chapter 27: Open Bridges -- Chapter 28: The Return -- Chapter 29: The Emperor -- Chapter 30: In the Bosom of My Country -- Chapter 31: This Is Not a Democracy! -- Part III 1970-1995: Dialogue -- Chapter 32: St. Luke's Hospital -- Chapter 33: Honor Killing -- Chapter 34: Umm al-Mu'in -- Chapter 35: "Wrath of God" -- Chapter 36: L'pozez Akol (Blow Up Everything) -- Chapter 37: Mission Renewed -- Chapter 38: "Guns and Olive Branches" -- Chapter 39: Neve Shalom -- Chapter 40: The Quest -- Chapter 41: House Arrest -- Chapter 42: The Comedians -- Chapter 43: Crossing Boundaries -- Chapter 44: The Good Witch -- Chapter 45: Militants for Peace -- Chapter 46: Ms. -- Chapter 47: The Tomb of God -- Chapter 48: A Furious Aura -- Chapter 49: Borderline Case -- Chapter 50: Beyond the Walls -- Chapter 51: The Bomb -- Chapter 52: A Debt of Love -- Chapter 53: "Better a Living Woman Than a Dead Hero" -- Chapter 54: Uprising -- Chapter 55: Living with History -- Chapter 56: Ring of Fire -- Chapter 57: Oslo -- Chapter 58: Life According to Agfa -- Chapter 59: Separation -- Chapter 60: "I Cry for You" -- Part IV 1995-the present: Walls -- Chapter 61: Three Kisses -- Chapter 62: Suha -- Chapter 63: The Angel -- Epilogue: Great Wall of Zion -- Notes -- Index
Control code
1626153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages, 8 unnumberd pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725681
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015027734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626153
  • (Sirsi) 1626153
  • (OCoLC)913957538
Label
An improbable friendship : the remarkable lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and their forty-year peace mission, Anthony David
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Prologue: A Secret Story -- Part I 1917-1956: Of This Tormented Soil -- Chapter 1: "The Happiest Day of My Life" -- Chapter 2: The Syrian Prince -- Chapter 3: Night Squad -- Chapter 4: The "Cripple" -- Chapter 5: A Christmas Tale -- Chapter 6: Civil War -- Chapter 7: Fall of Haifa -- Chapter 8: Hotel Zion -- Chapter 9: Villa Lea -- Chapter 10: Married to the State -- Chapter 11: Ave Maria -- Chapter 12: Women of Valor -- Chapter 13: The Beauty Contest -- Chapter 14: "Maskiteers" -- Chapter 15: A Mission in Life -- Chapter 16: Tristesse -- Chapter 17: Moshe's War -- Part II 1957-1970: Two Friends -- Chapter 18: Punished by Love -- Chapter 19: Mandelbaum Gate -- Chapter 20: Under the Shekhina's Wing -- Chapter 21: New Face in the Mirror -- Chapter 22: Reverence for Life -- Chapter 23: A Man Problem -- Chapter 24: The Women's Strike -- Chapter 25: Six Days -- Chapter 26: The Dayan-asty -- Chapter 27: Open Bridges -- Chapter 28: The Return -- Chapter 29: The Emperor -- Chapter 30: In the Bosom of My Country -- Chapter 31: This Is Not a Democracy! -- Part III 1970-1995: Dialogue -- Chapter 32: St. Luke's Hospital -- Chapter 33: Honor Killing -- Chapter 34: Umm al-Mu'in -- Chapter 35: "Wrath of God" -- Chapter 36: L'pozez Akol (Blow Up Everything) -- Chapter 37: Mission Renewed -- Chapter 38: "Guns and Olive Branches" -- Chapter 39: Neve Shalom -- Chapter 40: The Quest -- Chapter 41: House Arrest -- Chapter 42: The Comedians -- Chapter 43: Crossing Boundaries -- Chapter 44: The Good Witch -- Chapter 45: Militants for Peace -- Chapter 46: Ms. -- Chapter 47: The Tomb of God -- Chapter 48: A Furious Aura -- Chapter 49: Borderline Case -- Chapter 50: Beyond the Walls -- Chapter 51: The Bomb -- Chapter 52: A Debt of Love -- Chapter 53: "Better a Living Woman Than a Dead Hero" -- Chapter 54: Uprising -- Chapter 55: Living with History -- Chapter 56: Ring of Fire -- Chapter 57: Oslo -- Chapter 58: Life According to Agfa -- Chapter 59: Separation -- Chapter 60: "I Cry for You" -- Part IV 1995-the present: Walls -- Chapter 61: Three Kisses -- Chapter 62: Suha -- Chapter 63: The Angel -- Epilogue: Great Wall of Zion -- Notes -- Index
Control code
1626153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 279 pages, 8 unnumberd pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725681
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015027734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626153
  • (Sirsi) 1626153
  • (OCoLC)913957538

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