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David K. Shipler
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"At the end of the day, on the way down from Upper Nazareth, the gentle hills of Galilee were deepened by the late light of afternoon. Where I saw beauty, Finkelshtein saw threat. Both were illusions mixed with truth, blended into caricatures of the complex reality" Chapter 1, pg. 12

"The politics of Palestinianism may feed on hypocrisy and cynical sloganeering, as much zealotry does, but the power of memory is authentic. And in the Palestinian memory, 1948 is the great divide, the parting of the fates of those who left and those who stayed. It marks the genesis of anger and regret, hatred and longing." Chapter 2, pg. 36

"Pogroms. Ghettos. It is striking how thoroughly Palestinians have absorbed the language of the Holocaust, not merely as a propaganda technique but also as a badge of emulation, a sign of symmetry, a measure of how much they have learned from Zionism in fashioning...

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