This book provides a well-structured, lyrical, and fictionalized account of the narrator's earlier years in the village of Bialik's birth. It describes the awakening curiosity of the gifted child, his wonder at the riddle of the mirror, and his inability to read the symbols of the alphabet.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Random Harvest -- Behind the Fence -- Big Harry -- The Shamed Trumpet -- Short Friday -- The Legend of the Three and Four
David Patterson, Ezra Spicehandler