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People of the book : a novel

A fictionalized account of the turbulent history of the Sarajevo Haggadah, an illuminated manuscript which has survived into the twentieth century thanks to people of various faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Hanna Heath, a manuscript conservator hired to restore the manuscript in 1996 Sarajevo, finds and pursues clues to crucial moments in the book's history
Print Book, English, 2008
Viking, New York, N.Y., 2008
372 pages : map ; 25 cm
9780670018215, 9781439598689, 9780143115007, 067001821X, 1439598681, 0143115006
Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996
An insect's wings, Sarajevo, 1940
Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996
Feathers and a rose: Vienna, 1894
Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996
Wine stains: Venice, 1609
Hanna: Boston, spring 1996
Saltwater: Tarragona, 1492
Hanna: London, spring 1996
A white hair: Seville, 1480
Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996
Hanna: Arnhem land, Gunumeleng, 2002
Map on lining papers