Erich Segal was a writer, educator, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 16, He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in . “Personajes enfrentados a las realidades de la vida, el amor y el dinero. Analisa por dentro a los que quisieran salvar nuestras almas [el] hijo varón de una. Buy Actos de Fe by Erich Segal (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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In the meanwhile, Deborah, Jewish love interest of the Christian boy, is sent to exile as penance for her nonconforming ways read, making conversation with a Christian boy, who later hopelessly falls in love with her. From there the story unfolds over another 15 years.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Jan 10, Krista rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. They have repeatedly clashed iwth each other and as an outsider since I donot belong to either it made a fascinating read.

Planeta Pub Corp September 1, Language: Apr 26, Rebekka Steg rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — Acts of Faith by Erich Segal. Paperbackpages. While some may criticise this, I do admire how in each of his books there is a message about the realities and unpleasantness of life.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. The story intertwines three lives: Three young people gifted, passionate,dedicated to their beliefs. I suspect that after the success of Love Story, both the book and the film, he wished to repeat it and wrote his books in a way which could be easily adapted to a film plot.


Reaching across more than a quarter of a century, from the tough streets of Brooklyn to ultramodern Brasilia to an Israeli kibbutz, and radiating the splendor of two holy cities, Rome and Jerusalem, here is Erich Segal’s most provocative and ambitious novel to date–the unforgettable story of three extraordinary lives This book is such a great story of a timeless love between faith and between two humans.

Abandoned at wctos, he finds a home–and a dazzling career–within the Catholic Church.

This is perhaps the author’s best work, a rendering that is hauntingly beautiful and well-balanced. But, did it make it to my all time favourite books which I’ll revisit again. Feb 24, Sebal rated it it was amazing.

Acts of Faith

Excellent characters, interesting story. May 09, Addy rated it really liked it Shelves: Paternal and parental love and sacrifice, adolescent love torn apart, spiritual love and the burden that accompany it.

Yes, it is a little predictable, and maybe Daniel should have had a bit more limelight, but Segal’s storytelling is marvelous and smooth. I also liked the presentation of how Deborah was able to overcome the prejudices of her father and her Orthodox Jewish community to grow into her own person and do what she wanted, and stand on her own as a mature woman.

Another good example in how not to finish a book I learned a lot about the Jewish culture in reading this book, as well as how and why it is not the same as the Jewish faith. Yes, again except a few phases in between. His home life and therefore, no familial support was less than ideal, so it seemed his choices in life were limited to the people around him who did show him support, like his boyhood parish priest. The ending was good only for the two central characters imo whereas he could have done better with Danny.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Libro letto veramente per caso. Apr 30, Mabel rated it really liked it. The characters were struggling to understand their own heritage and what part of it was choice and what part a required privilege.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Published March 1st by Bantam first published It was extremely interesting and the characters and locations were well drawn. Such a great book!!!

Acts of Faith by Erich Segal

Great writing style, passionate love story. I felt the author did a decent job portraying the Jewish and Catholic faiths.

It was an enlightening read, with regards to the Jewish culture and history, and it had a lot of insights into Christianity.