Potok is showing that for Davita, and his readers, story is how we find truth; story is how we shape our own lives.
I was truely amazed by how Mr. Potok took such great care to adjust the viewpoint and voice of the main character to her age and development throughout the novel.
I love all of the books that I have read by Chaim Potok, but Davita's Harp is my favorite and the one that I am mostly likely to recommend.
Well_written but rather slow story development. Written from the perspective of the child, it leaves too much information out.Published 44 minutes ago by Dana Bromfield
I enjoyed it so much that I ordered another book in the series.Published 1 month ago by burton meyer
As always Chaim Potok's books are beautifully written and a joy to read. Only gave 4 stars as i am not sure I would read again unlike other books e.g. Read morePublished 4 months ago by rancesfe
Yes, recommend this for YA girls especially in situations where several fundamentalisms are in conflict. Are the characters realistic? Read morePublished 5 months ago by W. Jamison
Chiam Potok describes the world from a child's perspective at a pivotal point in history. It is a very interesting read for someone looking to meet interesting character, gain... Read morePublished 10 months ago by L. WA
Chaim Potok is one of my favorite authurs and the book that I received was in better shape than I expected. The book also arrived in a timely fashion. Thank you. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Faye L Foster
A great story revealing the depth of true prejudice on many levels of life, the pain, the suffering, and the muted joy of the goal of attempting to overcome this mountain. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ralph E. Lambright