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Jerusalem maiden : a novel

Author: Talia Carner
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, a young Orthodox Jewish woman in the holy city of Jerusalem is expected to marry and produce many sons to help hasten the Messiah's arrival. While Esther understands her obligations, her artistic talent inspires her to secretly explore worlds outside her religion, to dream of studying in Paris - and to believe that God has a special destiny for her.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Talia Carner
ISBN: 9780062004376 0062004379
OCLC Number: 664116558
Notes: Includes a reader's guide.
Description: 454 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Talia Carner.

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In the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, a young Orthodox Jewish woman in the holy city of Jerusalem is expected to marry and produce many sons to help hasten the Messiah's arrival. While Esther understands her obligations, her artistic talent inspires her to secretly explore worlds outside her religion, to dream of studying in Paris - and to believe that God has a special destiny for her.

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