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The Book of Intimate Grammar

(1991)
A novel by

 
 
Eleven years old and on the cusp of puberty, Aron Kleinfeld is precocious, imaginative - the leader of his gang of friends. But his bar mitzvah is looming, his friends are all hitting puberty and Aron, terrified and revolted by what he sees around him, enters a state of arrested development. He stops growing, retreats from the world, and is imprisoned in the body of a child for three long years. While Israel inches towards the Six-Day War, and his friends cross the boundary between childhood and adolescence, Aron remains in his child's body, spying on the changes that adulthood wreaks as, like his hero Houdini, he struggles to escape the trap of growing up.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Book of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 0-224-03285-2 / 978-0-224-03285-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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August 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Book of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 0-374-11547-8 / 978-0-374-11547-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
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September 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book Of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 0-09-955232-9 / 978-0-09-955232-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Book of Intimate Grammar: A Novel
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 0-312-42095-1 / 978-0-312-42095-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book Of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 0-330-33594-4 / 978-0-330-33594-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Book of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
ISBN: 1-57322-515-0 / 978-1-57322-515-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Trade
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Title: The Book Of Intimate Grammar
Author(s): David Grossman
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October 2002 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Book of Intimate Grammar: A Novel
Author(s): David Grossman
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