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The garden of Ruth

Author: Eva Etzioni-Halevy
Publisher: New York : Plume, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the novel opens, Osnath, the 15-year-old niece of the prophet Samuel, arrives in Bethlehem with her grandmother to visit relatives. There, in a scroll room, she finds a scrap of parchment hinting at an illicit love affair involving Ruth the Moabite. (The wife of wealthy Boaz, Ruth is perhaps best known as the great-grandmother of David, future king of Israel and notorious slayer of Goliath.) Ruth's descendants,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Etzioni-Halevy, Eva.
Garden of Ruth.
New York : Plume, ©2007
(OCoLC)760072753
Named Person: Ruth, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Etzioni-Halevy
ISBN: 0452286735 9780452286733
OCLC Number: 70149281
Description: 293 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Eva Etzioni-Halevy.
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As the novel opens, Osnath, the 15-year-old niece of the prophet Samuel, arrives in Bethlehem with her grandmother to visit relatives. There, in a scroll room, she finds a scrap of parchment hinting at an illicit love affair involving Ruth the Moabite. (The wife of wealthy Boaz, Ruth is perhaps best known as the great-grandmother of David, future king of Israel and notorious slayer of Goliath.) Ruth's descendants, especially her great-grandson Eliab, are determined to keep their ancestor's secrets safe.

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