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Author: James A Michener; Larry McKeever
Publisher: Newport Beach, CA : Books on Tape, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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When an archaeological team sets to work at Makor, an ancient city in Galilee, it unearths not only shards of pottery but, in James Michener's hands, the story of a people, the Jews. God must have had something special in mind for the region south and east of the Mediterranean, the "cradle of civilization," for it spawned fierce, troublesome, brilliant and gifted people. Persians, Jews, Arabs who gave the world the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Historical fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener; Larry McKeever
ISBN: 1415903948 9781415903940
OCLC Number: 56124911
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Larry McKeever.
Description: 44 sound discs (72 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by James A. Michener.

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When an archaeological team sets to work at Makor, an ancient city in Galilee, it unearths not only shards of pottery but, in James Michener's hands, the story of a people, the Jews. God must have had something special in mind for the region south and east of the Mediterranean, the "cradle of civilization," for it spawned fierce, troublesome, brilliant and gifted people. Persians, Jews, Arabs who gave the world the concept of monotheism and three of its great religions. Of all these tribes it is the Jews who have had the widest dispersal and made the greatest cultural contributions. Through the characters we meet in Michener's fiction, we understand better how this came to be.

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