I found the writing style atrocious, and I'm by no means a grammar nut.
After years of tumultuous marriage, Mom and Dad are finally splitting up. We made ourselves feel comfortable despite the circumstances. Mark gazes upon that tight body of yours: perfect curves and insanely long legs.
The first two commands recorded in the Bible are “have dominion over creation,” and then “be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis -28). God created sex and declared it to be “good.”Within Christian circles, it’s assumed God only wants us to have sex if we’re married. Many will race to the Ten Commandments: “You shall not commit adultery” (Exodus ).
In other words, rule the world and have lots of sex. Sex outside of marriage is one of the clearest, unquestionable prohibitions in Christianity. But adultery means having sex with someone else’s spouse; it doesn’t refer to an unmarried couple sleeping together.
“Neeman, an accomplished editor and novelist, writes about her kibbutz childhood with an imagistic, spare insightfulness.
The result, translated by Sondra Silverston, is a rarely intimate portrait of the unusual collaborative communities on which Israel was founded.” - “Readers curious about life on a kibbutz in the 1960s will love this poetic autobiography. The history of the movement and her own kibbutz are deftly woven together, and readers come away with a sense of this not as merely an autobiography of an individual woman but as the story of the hopes, dreams, and struggles of an entire movement.