UNKNOWN STORY: Even passionate Cohen fans have no idea about this seminal event in his life and creative journey, mainly because he never discussed it and the only record of it exists in the form of an incomplete manuscript in Cohen's archive, now included in this book.
NEVER-BEOFRE SEEN WRITING BY COHEN: Friedman has been given permission by the Cohen estate to quote liberally from Cohen's unfinished manuscript about the tour. It will be the first time it's seen by the public.
COHEN’S CONTINUALLY GROWING FAN BASE: Leonard Cohen has a devoted following, which has continued to grow after his death. He is an icon, and this is a story that has not been told before.
AUTHOR'S PROFILE: Matti Friedman is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Op-Ed page, Tablet, and a number of other international publications. In addition, his three books have all won major awards and been published around the world.
STUNNING PHOTOS THROUGHOUT: Never-before-seen photographs of the tour are interspersed throughout the book.
MAP: features a map illustrating the important positions and borders of the Yom Kippur War during the period covered in the book