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Landscape of Conflict: Israels Northern Frontier Arieh Larkey

Landscape of Conflict: Israels Northern Frontier

Arieh Larkey

Published August 1st 2003
ISBN : 9789652293053
Hardcover
48 pages
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Perched high on his private lookout point above Israel snorthern frontier, author/photographer Arieh Larkey had an unobstructed viewof the Golan Heights, Mt. Hermon and the valley and rolling hills below,which physically connect three neighboringMorePerched high on his private lookout point above Israel snorthern frontier, author/photographer Arieh Larkey had an unobstructed viewof the Golan Heights, Mt. Hermon and the valley and rolling hills below,which physically connect three neighboring countries into a seamless jigsawpuzzle of contention: Israel, Lebanon and Syria. Acclaimed author ofRuth Revisited and A Townhouse in Jerusalem, Larkey spent a yearliving on a border kibbutz in northern Israel. The panorama from hismountaintop retreat proved to be so spectacular that he decided tophotograph the breathtaking view freezing his momentary glances of anextraordinary and unique landscape. The result is a compilation ofexquisite photography and compelling narrative that belies the turmoil thatcharacterizes this embattled region of the world.About the author:Arieh (Richard) Larkey was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1935. At eighteenhe volunteered to serve in the American army and was sent to Germany as partof the NATO forces. It was there that a heightened awareness of his Jewishroots took hold, and eventually led him later in life to an amazingchange of direction. Larkey made aliyah in 1971. An architectural careerconsumed most of his adult life, but at the age of sixty Larkey put down hisdrafting tools, closed his Jerusalem office and began to write andphotograph. Landscape of Conflict is his third book.