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Damascus Gate

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jewish and Christian terrorists unite in a scheme to blow up Islamic mosques on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The plot is discovered by Christopher Lucas, a Jewish-Catholic journalist from the U.S. writing a book on religious passions. He has a romance with an Arab nightclub dancer.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stone
ISBN: 0395665698 9780395665695
OCLC Number: 38002668
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Awards: Shortlisted for United States National Book Awards: Fiction 1998.
Description: 500 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Robert Stone.
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A literary thriller set in Jerusalem. Political intrigue and religious fanaticism.  Read more...

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