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The source : a novel

Author: James A Michener
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[The author] sweeps us back through time to the Holy Land, thousands of years ago. By exploring the lives and discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of Tell Makor, [he] ... re-creates life in and around an ancient city during critical periods of its existence, and traces the profound history of the Jews, including that of the early Hebrews and their persecution, the impact of Christianity on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener
OCLC Number: 60843434
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House Trade Pbks., ©1993. Random House trade pbk. ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Tell --
Bee eater --
Of death and life --
Old man and his God --
Psalm of the Hoopoe bird --
Voice of Gomer --
In the gymnasium --
King of the Jews --
Yigal and his three generals --
Law --
Day in the life of a desert rider --
Volkmar --
Fires of Ma Coeur --
Saintly men of Safed --
Twilight of an empire --
Rebbe Itzik and the Sabra --
Tell.
Responsibility: by James A. Michener.

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[The author] sweeps us back through time to the Holy Land, thousands of years ago. By exploring the lives and discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of Tell Makor, [he] ... re-creates life in and around an ancient city during critical periods of its existence, and traces the profound history of the Jews, including that of the early Hebrews and their persecution, the impact of Christianity on the Jewish world, the Crusades, and the Spanish Inquisition. [The author] weaves his epic tale of love, strength, and faith until at last he arrives at the founding of Israel and the modern conflict in the Middle East.-Back cover.

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