Israeli Fiction Gila Green
Gila Green paints in all the colours/hues of the Jewish palette. These gritty yet shimmering stories are rich in intimate details, peopled with a cast of heart wrenching characters at once familiar and unique.
White Zion is a novel in stories taking readers into the worlds of 19th century Yemen, pre-State Israel, modern Israel and modern Canada. You will hear the voices of a young boy marveling at Israels first air force on his own roof, the cry of a newly married woman helpless to defend herself against her new husbands desires, the anger of the heroines uncle as he reveals startling secrets about his marriage and the fall-out after generations of war.
In No Entry (a YA novel), Canadian teenager Yael Amar, signs on to an elephant conservation program and ends up coming face to face with violence, greed, and murder and the taste of a very real danger for all of us: elephant extinction. The story takes place in South Africas famous, breathtaking Kruger National Park.
Born in Ottawa, GILA GREEN is a writer, editor and EFL teacher currently living in Israel. A daughter of a Yemenite-Israeli father and Ashkenazi-Canadian mother, Gila often writes about everyday people tackling immigration, racism, alienation, romance, poverty, terrorism, and surviving. She writes novels, short stories, flash fiction, poetry, essays and young adult fiction.
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