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They Ate Peaches

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A New York surgeon travels to Israel, following his new friend, Jacob. Together with war-ravaged Charlie Weiss, they discover unconditional love, a love not bound by gender, nationality or religion, or convention, and together strive to bridge the gap between Jews and Arabs.
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Published (first published January 1st 2011)
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AmandaLyn Donogal
Nov 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Love isn't easy. It's particularly difficult for Jacob, David and Charlie. Damn, I loved Charlie. A lot of great characters here in a story that reachs inside and tugs at your guts.
Mary Cote
Nov 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is a beautiful story of love in a place where hate surrounds them. Tragic, warm, poignant, this story is one you will never forget.
Pl
Nov 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In this erotic novel, 'They Ate Peaches', author David Smith brings together a disparate trio. A young man Jacob leaves Israel to see New York City. There he falls in love with a surgeon David and together they return to Israel. Jacob's friend Charlene, known as Charlie, has lost a leg in one of the many conflicts that erupt in the area.

Together they explore love and refute the gender and labels each carries. On a drive through the desert, a suicide bomber at a fake checkpoint blows himself up
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Tom Bryde
Nov 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
talk about fighting stacked odds. A man in love with a man, they welcome a woman into their relationship, but they do this despite religious and historical hatred in Israel. Wow.
Ken
Nov 29, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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First I want to thank David for making sure I received a copy. I had won a copy to review via first-reads that wound up being lost in the mail. Dave stayed in touch with me and made sure I got one. Very stand-up guy :) Now for the review ;)

I was hoping I could have gotten into the story just a little bit more, while still being filled with detail, passion, compassion and about the power of strength and love and seeing where that road may take you (or for the characters too ;)... I found it overa
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We consider Dave to be a true renaissance man who hangs his hat in sunny Southern California. Dave also sings. Used to sing long ago-now I occasionally growl!!!!

The above was written by my publisher-well not the growl shit. Don't ya love the way these things are written?

We consider Dave to be a true renaissance man. Damn I think I will change it!
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