My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner: A Family Memoir is a lighthearted tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in the village of Shalev’s birth, where his Grandma Tonia wrestles with the family’s biggest enemy in their adoptive land: dirt."
One of Israel's most celebrated novelists, Meir Shalev was born in 1948 on Nahalal, Israel's first moshav. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages and have been best sellers in Israel, Holland, and Germany. Honors he has received include the National Jewish Book Award and the Brenner Prize, one of Israel's top literary awards, forA Pigeon and a Boy. A columnist for the Israeli dailyYedioth Ahronoth,he lives in Jerusalem and in the north of Israel.
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And why did the whole page just reload when I posted this comment (this sentence is an "edit")? Look at youtube, where I can enter comments without fear of loosing the video I'm watching. Yes, I'm watching the free stuff. Given the mediocre quality of at least 90% of the presentations and unfortunately of this website this will remain so. Apparently no one is ever going to read this comment anyway (or why... well, back to the 1st sentence of my post).