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People of the Book
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Published:
Blackstone Audio 2008
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
01/01/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781481510127
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.5, 21 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Geraldine Brooks. (2008). People of the Book. Unabridged Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Geraldine Brooks. 2008. People of the Book. Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Geraldine Brooks, People of the Book. Blackstone Audio, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Geraldine Brooks. People of the Book. Unabridged Blackstone Audio, 2008.

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        Geraldine Brooks is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March, Year of Wonders, and People of the Book and the nonfiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence. She was previously a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East. Born and raised in Australia, she lives on Martha's Vineyard with her husband, Tony Horwitz, and their two sons.

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, this is the journey of a rare illuminated manuscript through centuries of exile and war.

In 1996, Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, which has been rescued from Serb shelling during the Bosnian war. Priceless and beautiful, the book is one of the earliest Jewish volumes ever to be illuminated with images. When Hanna, a caustic loner with a passion for her work, discovers a series of tiny artifacts in its ancient binding—an insect-wing fragment, wine stains, salt crystals, a white hair—she begins to unlock the book's mysteries. The listener is ushered into an exquisitely detailed and atmospheric past, tracing the book's journey from its salvation back to its creation.

Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of both sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity and is an ambitious,...

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Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of both sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity and is an ambitious, electrifying work by an acclaimed and beloved author.

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