The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine (Hardcover)

The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine By Alice Walker (Foreword by), Miko Peled Cover Image
By Alice Walker (Foreword by), Miko Peled
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A powerful account, by Israeli peace activist Miko Peled, of his transformation from a young man who'd grown up in the heart of Israel's elite and served proudly in its military into a fearless advocate of nonviolent struggle and equal rights for all Palestinians and Israelis. His journey is mirrored in many ways the transformation his father, a much-decorated Israeli general, had undergone three decades earlier. Alice Walker contributed a foreword to the first edition in which she wrote, "There are few books on the Israel/Palestine issue that seem as hopeful to me as this one."  In an Epilogue Peled takes readers to South Africa, East Asia, many European countries, and the West Bank, Gaza, and Israel itself. And in the new Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition, he reflects on the growth of the Palestinian-rights movement since he published the first edition of this work, in 2012.

About the Author

Alice Walker is an activist and a Pulitzer Prize winning author. She has written more than 30 titles, including The Color Purple, The Temple of My Familiar, and The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart. Miko Peled is a writer and human rights activist born and raised in Jerusalem. He is one of the clearest voices calling for justice in Palestine, support of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), and the creation of a single democracy with equal rights on all of historic Palestine. He is a gripping public speaker with a very wide following on social media. He has lectured around the world in his campaign to promote justice, democracy, and equal rights for Palestinians and Israelis. The General's Son has been translated into a dozen different languages.

Praise For…

Alice Walker: ”There are few books on the Israel/Palestine issue that seem as hopeful to me as this one... We will share the earth, and care for it together, as friends of each other and to Her, or we will lose it. I look to the examples of 'enemies' becoming friends everywhere in this book to help us continue to carefully choose our way.”

Ralph Nader: "The story of Miko Peled... reveals how facts, compassion and a universal sense of justice took hold and inspires this energetic and informed voice for peace.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9781682570999
ISBN-10: 1682570991
Publisher: Just World Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2022
Pages: 272
Language: English