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From the acclaimed author of the prize-winning The Rainy Season, Martyrs’ Crossing tells a poignant story of the ambiguities of war—of love, fear, divided loyalties, ruined friendships, and personal sacrifice—set in the turbulence of Israel and the West Bank.

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Amy Wilentz is the author of The Rainy Season, Martyrs’ Crossing, and I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen. She has won the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Non-Fiction Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award. She writes for The New Yorker and The Nation and teaches in the Literary Journalism program at UC Irvine.

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