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The Book of Other People

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24276624M
ISBN 109781429555524, 9780143038184, 9781429555555


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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the. The bestselling novel that follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war, from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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The bestselling novel that follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war, from the author of The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author.

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From the opening chapter to the closing page, Brooks crams so many people, places, and events into her ambitious and intricate account of a Jewish prayer book. A Review of People of the Book (or, Why I Hate the Kindle) Brooks's novel is a fictionalized account of the real Sarajevo Haggadah, a Jewish religious text noteworthy for its inclusion of an illuminated manuscript and for its survival through turmoil and the hostility towards Jews that has erupted time and again over the centuries in Europe and Eastern Europe.4/5.

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Synonyms for book at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for book. “The Book of Other People” was edited by the gifted young British novelist Zadie Smith, and its contributors include well-known writers like Jonathan Safran Foer, Jonathan Lethem, Dave Eggers.

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Containing illustrations, this work is a lively historical account of the journey of twenty-four books from institutional collections and twenty-eight from private hands. Most dramatic, and most grounded in historical fact, is the story of how the book only moments away from almost certain destruction by the Nazis was hidden by the chief librarian of the Bosnian National Museum and then stored for the balance of World War II among Korans and other Muslim religious books in a remote mosque.

The books focus on four central topics: God, the Torah, the Land of Israel, and the Jewish people. Kirsch begins pretty much at the beginning with the book of Deuteronomy. Devoted to law and history, it’s concerned with the major subject of the Israelites’ relationship to the Land of Israel.

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pl.n. Islam The followers of Abrahamic religions, especially Jews and Christians, considered in Islamic theology and jurisprudence to practice monotheism. The People of the Book. 43 likes. We share the gospel of Jesus Christ with Muslims. Please pray daily for us to have wisdom, boldness, and ers: People of the Book is based on the remarkable survival of a fifteenth century Jewish haggadah, a manuscript that tells the story of the exodus from Egypt, to be used at the annual Passover.

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Get a reading buddy or book club friend and focus on a book of the Bible. Because if we want to claim that we're “People of the Book,” we have to first open the Book. And the next time God gives you a chance to have a meaningful conversation about the Word with someone who is confused about the Bible, you can share something more.

‎People of the Book أهل الكتاب‎. 23K likes. ‎This page provides basic information about Judaism to Muslim audiences around the world. تقدم هذه الصفحة معلومات أساسية عن الديانة اليهودية للمسلمين في /5(55). a term used by Muslims to describe adherents of other faiths who worship the same God as they do.

Specifically this means people of monotheistic beliefs like Christianity and Judaism. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks About the Book InHanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued from Serb shelling.

People of the Book Overview. People of the Book is a historical novel by Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks. The novel focuses on conservator Hanna Heath as she attempts to learn the history and secrets of the Sarajevo Haggadah, a real-life cultural treasure of Judaism.

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People of the Book Homework Help Questions. What is an effective conclusion for a book review of People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.

Since. We see, then, in the example of the impersonal creation additional guidelines for thinking about what it might mean to be a people of the Book: to receive Author: Spiritual Life. People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of settings/5(K).

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The "Book of Books" was given to the Jewish people who are therefore called, "The People of the Book". The Bible was written in Hebrew and over the generations scribes and scholars copied letters, sentences and passages, thus preserving the spiritual independence and culture of the nation, even during the long period that it was dispersed among.

People of the Book. hen I reached Dallas, I was told he had been there just two days before. ''A great man,'' a woman said. ''He made me see myself in a new way.'' I barely missed him in San Antonio, where they said he was angry, after no sleep and days of airplane sandwich wraps.

People of the Book is a book that under the cover of being a work of fiction begins and ends with gross lies, includes many more falsehoods – really, too many to catalogue in a review – and also embodies other bad qualities ubiquitous in contemporary writing.

Although she sets her narrative in three of the most picturesque and intact. Baptists: People of the Book by Derek Gentle. Southern Baptists, among others, continue to be a "People of the Book." This can be seen in the pulpits of Southern Baptist Churches with the expository style of Bible preaching and in the Bible based curriculum in the Sunday Schools, age-graded cradle to grave.The right possibility sits outside that infinite set, glaringly obvious to other people, but somehow unfindable by you, the writer.

Fortunately you won’t remember any of this later. Afterwards, when you’ve got the finished book in your hands, all you’ll be able to think is: “My goodness I’m clever!” That and, “Let’s do that.The twin pillars of Judaism are the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud.

The Hebrew Scriptures -- the book of the "People of the Book" -- are divided into three main sections: the Torah (Pentateuch); the Nevi'im (Prophets), and the Ketuvim (Hagiographa).The Talmud is a massive collection of discussions and rulings based on the Mishnah, a compilation of laws and customs assembled .