The Tunnel

But when his wife falls sick, circumstances begin to spiral . . . The Tunnel--wry, wistful, and a tour de force of vital social commentary--is Yehoshua at his finest.

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Israeli author, a suspenseful and poignant story of a family coping with the sudden mental decline of their beloved husband and father--an engineer who they discover is involved in an ominous secret military project Until recently, Zvi Luria was a healthy man in his seventies, an engineer living in Tel Aviv with his wife, Dina, visiting with their two children whenever possible. Now he is showing signs of early dementia, and his work on the tunnels of the Trans-Israel Highway is no longer possible. To keep his mind sharp, Zvi decides to take a job as the unpaid assistant to Asael Maimoni, a young engineer involved in a secret military project: a road to be built inside the massive Ramon Crater in the northern Negev Desert. The challenge of the road, however, is compounded by strange circumstances. Living secretly on the proposed route, amid ancient Nabatean ruins, is a Palestinian family under the protection of an enigmatic archaeological preservationist. Zvi rises to the occasion, proposing a tunnel that would not dislodge the family. But when his wife falls sick, circumstances begin to spiral . . . The Tunnel--wry, wistful, and a tour de force of vital social commentary--is Yehoshua at his finest.

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The Tunnel
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: A. B. Yehoshua
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Israeli author, a suspenseful and poignant story of a family coping with the sudden mental decline of their beloved husband and father--an engineer who they discover is involved in an ominous secret military project Until recently, Zvi Luria was a healthy man in his seventies,
The Tunnel
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Eric Williams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-06 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

This book traces Peter Howard, who was to become one of The Wooden Horse escapers, from his being shot down, through his capture, interrogation and first two POW camps. It gets into the mind of a man determined to escape his captors. It shows that for all the many schemes
The Tunnel
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: William Gardner
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-03-28 - Publisher: iUniverse

In September 1963 President Kennedy commissions intelligence officer Tom Grant to ferret out stolen gold and other treasure that vanished while in the hands of Nazi army officials.Grant soon discovers that nothing in his training at Langley and Fort Benning could adequately prepare him to deal with the deceitful minds
The Tunnel
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Wendy A. MacFarland
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-09 - Publisher: George W. Parker

ASUA - The Tunnel is a gritty, post-apocalyptic story of a fourteen year old girl who is forced to grow up too soon. Several years after the Softwar Kate lives with her mother, father and younger twin sisters on a tunnel farm. A Raider force from the surface, attacks the
The Tunnel
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Baynard Kendrick
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-09 - Publisher: Open Road Media

A post–World War II widow is uncertain she can trust her new husband in this psychological suspense novel by the author of the Duncan Maclain Mysteries. Something’s wrong with Natalie Sherrett. For Natalie, every day is an internal struggle, wrestling with grief over the loss of her first husband, Bob,

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