Someone to Run with
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Someone to Run with

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Earnest, awkward and painfully shy, sixteen-year-old Assaf is having the worst summer of his life. With his big sister gone and his best friend suddenly the most popular kid in their class, Assaf spends his days at a lowly summer job in Jerusalem City Hall and his evenings alone, watching television and playing games on the Internet. One morning, Assaf's routine is interrupted by an absurd assignment: to find the owner of a stray yellow labrador. Meanwhile on the other side of the city, Tamar, a talented singer with a lonely, tempestuous soul, undertakes an equally unpromising mission: to rescue a young drug addict from the Jerusalem underworld and, eventually, to find her dog.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 28mm | 258.55g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 074756812X
  • 9780747568124
  • 110,078

About David Grossman

David Grossman is the author of six novels and two works of journalism. His most recent novel was Be My Knife. He lives in Jerusalem.show more

Review quote

'Brings together the differing aspects of his writing in a book that unites social realism and dizzy teenage romance ... This is a book about feelings, about highs and lows, chemical, emotional, religious' Daily Telegraphshow more

Rating details

3,389 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (1,314)
3 16% (528)
2 4% (140)
1 1% (33)
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