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The people of the Book

M. A. Pasha

The people of the Book

by M. A. Pasha

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-258) and index.

    StatementM.A. Pasha.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL80.2 .P37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1755062M
    ISBN 100533102960
    LC Control Number92093384
    OCLC/WorldCa36159633

      People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of settings/5(K). People of the Book synonyms, People of the Book pronunciation, People of the Book translation, English dictionary definition of People of the Book. pl.n. Islam The followers of Abrahamic religions, especially Jews and Christians, considered in Islamic theology and jurisprudence to practice monotheism.

    People of the Book is a fictionalised account of the perilous journeys of the Sarajevo Haggadah; an ancient Jewish manuscript renowned for its stunning and intricate illuminations. From Medieval. Whitepages is the authority in people search, established in With comprehensive contact information, including cell phone numbers, for over million people nationwide, and SmartCheck, the fast, comprehensive background check compiled from criminal and other records from all 50 states.

    kind of writing that is familiar to most people today. It was written in apocalyptic language very familiar to Jews and Christians of the first century. This has caused some people to shy away from the book or to misuse it in teaching wild and imaginative doctrines. Revelation was written to make things clearer for the first century Size: 3MB.   View our feature on Geraldine Books’s People of the the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated manuscript through centuries of exile and war In , 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 .


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"People of the Book", as is apparent from the title, is the story of the multitude of people who were involved in the creation and/or safe-guarding of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah [a Jewish text].

As was mentioned in a previous review, I absolutely love historical fiction pieces that intertwine multiple perspectives and storylines into the main Cited by: A Review of People of the Book (or, Why I Hate the Kindle) Brooks's novel is a fictionalized account of the real Sarajevo Haggadah, a Jewish religious text noteworthy for its inclusion of an illuminated manuscript and for its survival through turmoil and the hostility towards Jews that has erupted time and again over the centuries in Europe and Eastern Europe.4/5.

People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a /5(K).

People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians. It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves.

The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians and Sabians in a variety of contexts, from religious polemics to. People of the Book, like her Pulitzer Prize-winning previous novel March, is a tour de force that delivers a reverberating lesson gleaned from history It's a brilliant, innately suspenseful structure, and one that allows Brooks to show off her remarkable aptitude for assimilating research and conveying a wide range of settings.4/4().

That's an understatement. What librarian could resist a novel that has the word book in its title, is centered on an intrepid book conservator, exults in book-preservation exotica and has a plot about a rare book with a long, fraught and serpentine history.

But the intense bibliographic appeal of People of the Book turns out to be a mixed. People of the Book is a historical novel by Geraldine Brooks. The story focuses on imagined events surrounding the protagonist and real historical past of the still extant Sarajevo Haggadah, one of the oldest surviving Jewish illuminated texts.

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“Less flash and more substance than The Da Vinci Code The stories of the Sarajevo Haggadah, both factual and fictional, are stirring. “People of the Book” is an historical novel by Geraldine Brooks which fictionalizes the history of the real-life Sarajevo Haggadah, leaping back and forth between the contemporary era where conservator Hanna Heath investigates the Haggadah, and the past, which details the Haggadah’s history.

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The history of this holy book is a bloody one, bound with brutality and humiliation. Families who protect it are torn apart; the book itself is plundered to pay for a questionable medical cure.