Books: A war memoir of inspiration and pathos

Asael Lubotzky’s tale of battle, wounding and rehabilitation is insightful, though bogged down in detail.

By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
March 17, 2016 18:33
3 minute read.
Israel Lebanon

An Israeli tank moves along the border with Lebanon in August 2006. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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From the Wilderness and Lebanon by Asael Lubotzky is a thought-provoking account of a young Israeli’s military service, wounding and rehabilitation during the Second Lebanon War.

Recently released in English, the short book became a best-seller in Hebrew following its publication in 2008.

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