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Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People (Paperback)

Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People By Natan Sharansky, Gil Troy Cover Image
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A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging   In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration, was arrested by the KGB. He spent nine years as a political prisoner, convicted of treason against the state. Every day, Sharansky fought for individual freedom in the face of overt tyranny, a struggle that would come to define the rest of his life.   Never Alone reveals how Sharansky's years in prison, many spent in harsh solitary confinement, prepared him for a very public life after his release. As an Israeli politician and the head of the Jewish Agency, Sharansky brought extraordinary moral clarity and uncompromising, often uncomfortable, honesty. His story is suffused with reflections from his time as a political prisoner, from his seat at the table as history unfolded in Israel and the Middle East, and from his passionate efforts to unite the Jewish people.   Written with frankness, affection, and humor, the book offers us profound insights from a man who embraced the essential human struggle: to find his own voice, his own faith, and the people to whom he could belong.

About the Author


Natan Sharansky lives in Jerusalem with Avital He has two daughters and six grandchildren. 
Gil Troy is a professor of history at McGill University in Montreal and has a residence in Jerusalem.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781541742444
ISBN-10: 1541742443
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication Date: July 25th, 2023
Pages: 416
Language: English