Segev, Tom, 1945-

A state at any cost : the life of David Ben-Gurion / Tom Segev ; translated from the Hebrew by Haim Watzman. - New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. - 804 p., 8 unnumbered p. of plates : ill., map.

Translation of: Medinah be-khol mehir.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 753-770) and index.

Part I: The road to power -- The vow -- Scroll of fire -- Birds -- Foreign labor -- Sejera -- Deportation -- New world -- Authority -- Scandals -- Unification -- Conversations -- Winds of war -- Zionist alertness -- Holocaust and schism -- Part: 2 The limits of power -- Maps -- Partition -- War -- New Israelis -- Anxieties -- The nasty business -- The second round -- Yes to the old man -- The Lavon affair -- Twilight -- Another kind of Jew.

The definitive and newsworthy biography of Israel's founder and longest-serving prime minister.

9780374112646 (hardcover) 0374112649

2019000371


Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973.


Prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography.


Israel -- History.

DS125.3.B37 / S44 2019

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