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Make this your next book club selection and everyone saves. Get 15% off when you order 5 or more of this title for your book club. Simply enter the coupon code BROOKSPEOPLE at checkout. This offer does not apply to eBook purchases. This offer applies to only one downloadable audio per purchase. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated prayer book through centuries of war, destruction, theft, loss, and love. Amazon Best of the Month, January 2008: One of the earliest Jewish religious volumes to be illuminated with images, the Sarajevo Haggadah survived centuries of purges and wars thanks to people of all faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Geraldine Brooks, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, has turned the intriguing but sparely detailed history of this precious volume into an emotionally rich, thrilling fictionalization that retraces its turbulent journey. In the hands of Hanna Heath, an impassioned rare-book expert restoring the manuscript in 1996 Sarajevo, it yields clues to its guardians and whereabouts: an insect wing, a wine stain, salt crystals, and a white hair. While readers experience crucial moments in the book's history through a series of fascinating, fleshed-out short stories, Hanna pursues its secrets scientifically, and finds that some interests will still risk everything in the name of protecting this treasure. A complex love story, thrilling mystery, vivid history lesson, and celebration of the enduring power of ideas, People of the Book will surely be hailed as one of the best of 2008. --Mari Malcolm
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|Item Weight:||0.72 pounds|
|Item Size:||1.57 x 5.62 x 5.62 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.7 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches|
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By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ean: 9781441788214, isbn: 1441788212,
By Brand: Berlitz Publishing
mpn: 2999016092, ean: 9789812684578, isbn: 9812684573,