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The red tent

Author: Anita Diamant
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In a story based on the Book of Genesis, Jacob's only daughter, Dinah, shares her unique perspectives on the origins of many of our modern religious practices and sexual politics, eager to impart the lessons in endurance and humanity she has learned fromher father's wives.
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Dinah, (Biblical figure); Dinah, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Diamant
ISBN: 0312195516 9780312195519
OCLC Number: 39399335
Notes: Originally published: New York : A Wyatt Book for St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Description: 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anita Diamant.

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In the Bible, Dinah's life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob and his sons. The tale combines story-telling  Read more...

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"Diamant vividly conjures up the ancient world of caravans, shepherds, farmers, midwives, slaves, and artisans . . . her Dinah is a compelling narrator that has timeless resonance."--Merle Rubin, " Read more...

 
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