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roam the Sanai Peninsula for years, then the Moslems and Jews start setting
off attacks and require the nomads to show papers as they pass through
century old watering places. One Bedu hides in a ravine and believes God
has called him to keep a pregnant gazelle safe. When she delivers a male
and female, his mission has meaning, he is to protect the gazelle and help
her multiply. A young boy from the kibbutz gets involved when the Bedu
has 600 gazelles. Jonathan doesn't let on that he isn't God's messenger
as the Bedouin believes. During the six day war, the situation reaches
a crisis. Read "Smith's Gazelle" for a different tilt to a war story.
Gazelles -- Fiction.
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