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Author Landau, David
Title Arik : the life of Ariel Sharon / David Landau
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  DS126.6.S42 L36 2014    AVAILABLE    30610020429445
Edition First Edition
Descript xiii, 635 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Includes bibliographical references (pages 593-598) and index
Preface: Land of Hope -- Poor Little Fat Boy -- Probationer -- October 6, Yom Kippur -- Advise and Dissent -- His Will Be Done -- Through the Mire -- On The Farm -- Wars Old and New -- Jordan is Palestine? -- Backwoodsman -- Last Man Standing -- Summit -- Power Failure -- King of Israel -- About Turn -- Island in the Sun -- "You Worry Too Much" -- To Sleep, Too Soon
A portrait of the Israeli political and military leader evaluates his decisive roles in major historical events throughout the past four decades while analyzing the dramatic reversal that marked his decisions as prime minister
Subject Sharon, Ariel
Prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography
Generals -- Israel -- Biography
Israel -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Israel -- History, Military -- 20th century
Arab-Israeli conflict
Israel -- Biography
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