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People of the book
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Published:
Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2008.
Format:
Large Print
Physical Desc:
478 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Status:
Description
In 1996, Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation of the famous Sarajevo Haggadah, which was rescued during the Bosnian war. Priceless and beautiful, the book is one of the earliest Jewish volumes ever to be illuminated with images. When Hanna discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the book's ancient binding, she begins to unlock its mysteries, tracing the book's journey from its salvation back to its creation. In Bosnia during WW II, a Muslim risks his life to protect the book from the Nazis. In the hedonistic salons of Vienna, the book becomes a pawn in a struggle against the city's rising anti-Semitism. In Inquisition-era Venice, a Catholic priest saves it. Hanna's investigation unexpectedly plunges her into the intrigues of art forgers and ultra-nationalist fanatics.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781602851252 (lg. print : library binding : alk. paper), 1602851255 (lg. print : library binding : alk. paper)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.5, 21 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brooks, G. (2008). People of the book. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brooks, Geraldine. 2008. People of the Book. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brooks, Geraldine, People of the Book. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book. Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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