The red tent
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Published:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
viii, 321 pages : geneal. table ; 25 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.5 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure:
1010L
Status:
5 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons.

Told in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood-the world of the red tent. It begins with the story of her mothers-Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah-the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that are to sustain her through a damaged youth, 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, immediate connection.

Deeply affecting, The Red Tent combines rich storytelling with a valuable achievement in modern fiction: a new view of Biblical women's society.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0312169787, 0312195516 (pbk.), 0312353766
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.5, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
1010

Notes

General Note
"A Wyatt book for St. Martin's Press."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Diamant, A. (1997). The red tent. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Diamant, Anita. 1997. The Red Tent. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Diamant, Anita, The Red Tent. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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