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The book of splendor

Author: Frances Sherwood
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rochel, an illegitimate seamstress, escapes the travails of poverty through an arranged marriage to the tailor Zev, but finds herself falling in love with Yossel, the Golem created by Rabbi Loew to protect the Jewish community of Prague.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Named Person: Judah Loew ben Bezalel; Rudolf, Holy Roman Emperor; Tycho Brahe
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Sherwood
ISBN: 0393021386 9780393021387
OCLC Number: 48837627
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 348 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Frances Sherwood.

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Rochel, an illegitimate seamstress, escapes the travails of poverty through an arranged marriage to the tailor Zev, but finds herself falling in love with Yossel, the Golem created by Rabbi Loew to protect the Jewish community of Prague.

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