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The Resource The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman

The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman

Label
The dovekeepers
Title
The dovekeepers
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Title variation
Dove keepers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 70 CE, 900 Jews held out against armies of Romans on a mountain in Masada. According to an ancient historian, two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic event, Hoffman weaves a tale of four bold, resourceful, and sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path
Summary
A tale inspired by the tragic first-century massacre of hundreds of Jewish people at Masada presents the stories of a hated daughter, a baker's wife, a girl disguised as a warrior, and a medicine woman who keep doves and secrets while Roman soldiers drawnear
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10003115
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O3447
LC item number
D68 2011b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5538070
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
735 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611732573
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011032200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn743432739
  • (OCoLC)743432739
Label
The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5538070
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
735 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611732573
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011032200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn743432739
  • (OCoLC)743432739

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