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The last watchman of Old Cairo : a novel / Michael David Lukas.

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC LUK (Text) 39230031868738 Adult Books Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC LUK (Text) 30653006352066 Adult Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello F LUKAS (Text) 37743002336519 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC LUK (Text) 37323005384279 FICTION Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC LUK (Text) 78551000642626 Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Lukas (Text) 31208912564723 fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) F LUK (Text) 30032010721725 ADULT FICTION Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC LUK (Text) 31951004294903 Main Floor - Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399181160
  • ISBN: 0399181164
  • Physical Description: 270 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2018]

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"Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family. For generations, the men of the al-Raqb family have served as watchmen of the storied Ibn Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, built at the site where the infant Moses was taken from the Nile. Joseph learns of his ancestor Ali, a Muslim orphan who nearly a thousand years earlier was entrusted as the first watchman of the synagogue and became enchanted by its legendary—perhaps magical—Ezra Scroll. The story of Joseph’s family is entwined with that of the British twin sisters Agnes and Margaret, who in 1897 depart their hallowed Cambridge halls on a mission to rescue sacred texts that have begun to disappear from the synagogue."
Subject: Jews > Egypt > Cairo > History > Fiction.
Cairo (Egypt) > History > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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