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In "City Of A Thousand Gates," Novelist Rebecca Sacks Finds Humanity Amid War's Tragedy

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Rebecca Sacks is a Los Angeles-based writer.

In her debut novel, Sacks examines the human toll of the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict on a diverse and complex cast of characters.

Tom's next guest is an author whose debut novel explores the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a keen eye, a compassionate and insightful ear, and a large dollop of fearlessness.

Rebecca Sacks presents a sprawling cast of characters that include university students and teachers, professional soccer players and soldiers, a cartoonist from Jerusalem, a journalist from Germany, a couple of Jewish Americans, and a sprinkling of children.

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Like the long history of the conflict in which this novel is placed, Sacks’ story revolves on an axis that is surprising, as her characters act, on a certain level, with poignant predictability.

The book is called City of a Thousand Gates.

Rebecca Sacks joins us from Los Angeles…

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