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Nine parts of desire

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0253226

ISBN: 0385475772

Condition: VG


With a New Afterword As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for "The Wall Street Journal," Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily life of Muslim women. Nine Parts of Desire""is the story of Brooks' intrepid journey toward an understanding of the women behind the veils, and of the often contradictory political, religious, and cultural forces that shape their lives. Defying our stereoty... View more info

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Nine parts of desire

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0237847

ISBN: 0385475772

Condition: VG


With a New Afterword As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for "The Wall Street Journal," Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily life of Muslim women. Nine Parts of Desire""is the story of Brooks' intrepid journey toward an understanding of the women behind the veils, and of the often contradictory political, religious, and cultural forces that shape their lives. Defying our stereoty... View more info

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March

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.:

Seller ID: BB0254585

ISBN: 0143036661

Condition: vg


From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd). With"pitch-perfect writing" (USA Today), Brooks follows March as he leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause in the Civil War. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. A lushly written, wholly original tale steeped in the details of another time, March... View more info

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People of the Book: A Novel

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics):

Seller ID: BB0252445

ISBN: 0143115006

Condition: vg


The "complex and moving"("The New Yorker") novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war Inspired by a true story, "People of the Book" is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author. Called "a tour de force"by the "San Francisco Chronicle," this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illuminated Hebrew manuscript created in fifteenth-century S pain. When it falls to Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-b... View more info