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  • ISBN: 9780062079527
  • ISBN: 0062079522
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (454 pages)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a reader's guide.
Summary, etc.:
In the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, a young Orthodox Jewish woman in the holy city of Jerusalem is expected to marry and produce many sons to help hasten the Messiah's arrival. While Esther understands her obligations, her artistic talent inspires her to secretly explore worlds outside her religion, to dream of studying in Paris - and to believe that God has a special destiny for her.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews > Fiction.
Jewish women artists > Fiction.
Women artists > Fiction.
Jerusalem > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Historical fiction.
Electronic books.

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