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The David story : a translation with commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bible. Samuel. English. Alter. 1999.
David story
(DLC) 99021116
(OCoLC)40901134
Named Person: David, King of Israel.; David, King of Israel.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alter
ISBN: 9780393070255 0393070255
OCLC Number: 916027570
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 410 pages)
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Robert Alter.
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"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."-Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999  Read more...

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"The most compelling version of [the David] story since the King James Bible." -- Robert Fagles

 
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