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The bronze bow

Author: Elizabeth George Speare; Mary Woods
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, [2006]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After witnessing his father's crucifixion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by a single passion: to avenge his father's death by driving the Roman legions from the land of Israel. Consumed by hatred, Daniel joins the brutal raids of an outlaw band living in the hills outside his village. Though his grandmother's death slows his plans by forcing him to move home to care for his sister, he continues his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Historical fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth George Speare; Mary Woods
ISBN: 0786152052 9780786152056
OCLC Number: 70700768
Notes: Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 6:58:01.
Performer(s): Read by Mary Woods.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1962.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 100126 KB; MP3 file size: 196233 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Elizabeth George Speare.

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After witnessing his father's crucifixion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by a single passion: to avenge his father's death by driving the Roman legions from the land of Israel. Consumed by hatred, Daniel joins the brutal raids of an outlaw band living in the hills outside his village. Though his grandmother's death slows his plans by forcing him to move home to care for his sister, he continues his dangerous life by leading a group of boy guerrillas in spying and plotting, impatiently waiting to take revenge. In nearby Capernaum, a rabbi is teaching a different lesson. Daniel is drawn to the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, only to turn away, disappointed and confused by Jesus's lack of action in opposing the Romans. The Bronze Bow won the 1962 Newbery Medal for this magnificent novel of Daniel's tormented journey from a blind, confining hatred to his acceptance and understanding of love.

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