The Israeli novelist David Grossmans impassioned account of what he
observed on the West Bank in early 1987not only the misery of the
Palestinian refugees and their deep-seated hatred of the Israelis
but also the cost of occupation for both occupier and occupiedis an
intimate and urgent moral report on one of the great tragedies of
our time. The Yellow Wind is essential reading for anyone who seeks
a deeper understanding of Israel today.