The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel

August 21, 2007|
The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel by Anita Diamant
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In this modern classic interpretation of the biblical story of Dinah, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood--the world of The Red Tent, a New York Times bestseller and the basis of the A&E/Lifetime mini-series.

Twentieth Anniversary Edition


In the Bible, Dinah''s life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that tell of her father, Jacob, and his twelve sons.

The Red Tent begins with the story of the mothers--Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah--the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that sustain her through childhood, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land. Dinah''s story reaches out from a remarkable period of early history and creates an intimate connection with the past.

Deeply affecting, The Red Tent combines rich storytelling and the valuable achievement of presenting a new view of biblical women''s lives.

Anita Diamant is an award-winning journalist and author of six books about contemporary Jewish life, including The New Jewish Wedding and Choosing a Jewish Life. Her works of fiction include Good Harbor and The Last Days of Dogtown. She lives in Massachusetts.
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Title:The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.3 X 5.6 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.3 X 5.6 X 0.91 in
Published:August 21, 2007
Publisher:Picador
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780312427290

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