De Book Of Joseph

June 1, 2022|
De Book Of Joseph by Pamela Mordecai
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de book of Joseph, the third book in Mordecai's epic trilogy about the lives of Jesus, his mother, Mary, and his foster father, the tekton of Nazareth, is a dazzling retelling in Jamaican Creole of the story of Joseph's life--his first marriage, his magical meeting with Mary, and his role in the birth and raising of Jesus. Mordecai creates a cast of spirited characters who surround a down-to-earth Jesus, Mary and Joseph as they contend with the intrigue around Herod's determination to assassinate the infant king of the Jews; the family's escape to Egypt; and the trials they face on their return. At once humorous and tragic, playful and sober, this luminous tale of how Joseph and his families prevail over life's vicissitudes will reward endless rereading.

Pamela Mordecai writes poetry, fiction and plays. Her collections of poetry are Journey Poem, de Man: a performance poem, Certifiable, The True Blue of Islands, Subversive Sonnets, de book of Mary: a performance poem, Up Tropic, and A Fierce Green Place: new and selected poems. Her first collection of short fiction, Pink Icing and Othe...
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Title:De Book Of Joseph
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.3 in
Published:June 1, 2022
Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781774150726

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