Copyright © 2004 Phillips & Nelson Media, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This beautifully written book is both a memoir and a history.
I agree that some of the accounts in this book are mildly exaggerated; probably to make it more palatable to readers and enhance the way it flows.
If you are serious about learning more than what you read in the headlines, I recommend this book.
I read the entire book and for the most part found it interesting reading and well written. I was disappointed in some of the history, like the Arabs were greatly outnumbered and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sharon Geyer
This book gave me a wider view of Palestine and Isreali life. It is written well, with a good pace.Published 6 months ago by Judith G.
Very one sided narrative,so much bias against Israel..Not helpful..
I won't go in details much now as there's no point,anyone who is against israel is going to buy this book... Read more
Once upon a country... tells about more than what, today, we consider to be 'a country'. It also tells about its people, how they live, play, work, worship and love. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Czikus Carriere
Strange that Arabs wish to cloak themselves in the fictional garb of being so-called "palestinians" when for years they vehemently rejected the Western-invented terms "palestine"... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kitchen Magician
After losing my first copy of this book in an airport, I was anxious to find another copy to continue the riveting story of the situation in Israel - Palestine. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ruth Clark
I am a middle-aged American Jew who lived in Israel for two years during the 1970's and who supports Israel's right to exist within secure borders. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Sandy & Richard
It really is must read for Israeli's and people who want to get the Palestinian perspective on the conflict. Read morePublished on September 14, 2011 by yoni simson