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The Books of Rachel - Gross Joel
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The Books of Rachel - First edition

1993, ISBN: 9780872235403

Hardcover, ID: 82140593

New York: Walker & Company. Good in Good jacket Very Good in Very Good jacket 0.8 x 5.8 x 8.5 inches. Condition very good, DJ very good, 1st edition, orange boards. From Publishers Weekly: Stark images propel this powerful tale about English photojournalist Alexandra Bridgman, on assignment in a remote French village where a recent landslide has claimed 15 lives. She meets Neville Johnson, an English boy living in the town who tried valiantly to save a deformed boy; now confined to a wheelchair, Neville is bound by a guilt that bewilders Alex. She observes a silent man digging each day through the rubble, long after his wife's lifeless body has been pulled from the mud and rocks. Her investigations continually lead to a mysterious fire that occurred before the disaster, in which two others were killed. Jordan ( The Toy Cupboard ), who is really prolific author Alan Scholefield, delivers sharp snapshots of evil, exploring the cruelty of a group of youngsters who are fixated on nationalism and romanticized history. Alex herself is threatened as she investigates deaths caused by acts of nature and those precipitated by human hands; the solution is withheld until the final pages. Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. From School Library Journal YA-A massive rock slide in a small French resort town causes death and destruction, and a devastating house fire kills two more people. Add to this a trio of brash young men used to getting what they want, an inquisitive English reporter, and a wealthy landowner who longs for the glorious days of France in the Middle Ages, and you have a satisfying mystery. When the reporter, Alexandra Bridgman, begins to investigate the tragedies of Carriac, she is not prepared for the hostility of the townspeople or for the sinister atmosphere in the country manor where she is a guest. Her hosts are an English author, her dilettante husband, and their teenaged son Neville, who became a local hero when trying to rescue another young person caught in the rock slide. As Alex... . Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1993., Walker & Company, 1993, New York: Seaview Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. 0872235408 . The jacket has some few tears and chips reinforced with invisible tape. ; Book in excellent condition interior is clean with the exception of previous owner's ex libris on ffep. : " The Books of Rachel is a fictional microcosm of 500 years of Jewish history. Since the 15th century, in the Cuheno family, the first daughter born to the family is given the name Rachel and a heritage of faith and courage as precious as the family diamond. A saga sweeping from the Spanish Inquisition to the birth of a Jewish homeland. ", , , ,, ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pages ., Seaview Books, 1979

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The Books of Rachel - First edition

1979, ISBN: 0872235408

Hardcover, ID: 723714360

[EAN: 9780872235403], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Seaview Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.], FICTION JEWS JEWISH HOLOCAUST SPANISH INQUISITION VENICE JERUSALUM PALESTINE, Fiction|Romance|Historical, Jacket, Copyright 1979. SYNOPSIS: "Saga of indomitable Jewish family spanning five centuries. Covers the diamond industry, the Inquisition in Spain, Venice of the seventeenth century, and a pilgrimage across nineteenth-century Palestine. One family has controlled t he sale of diamons to the world, originating in fifteenth-century Spain. In every generation of the family there is only one Rachel. The first baby girl born after the death of the last Rachel is given her name, and her legacy - a flawless 60-carat white diamond that travels over the centuries from India to Egypt, to Spain, Venice, Berlin, Jerusalem, London, and finally to New York. Each Rachel is heroic. One dies in the Inquisition, another in the Holocaust. Yet the family lives on." Green paper over board with burgandy binding with gold lettering on spine, 430 pages. Book has rolled spine edges and faint specks at page edges. Dustjacket is age-toned with chipping at spine edges and front flap is splitting at bend. Binding is secure.

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The Books of Rachel - First edition

1979

ISBN: 0872235408

Hardcover, ID: 723714360

[EAN: 9780872235403], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Seaview Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.], FICTION JEWS JEWISH HOLOCAUST SPANISH INQUISITION VENICE JERUSALUM PALESTINE, Fiction|Romance|Historical, Jacket, Copyright 1979. SYNOPSIS: "Saga of indomitable Jewish family spanning five centuries. Covers the diamond industry, the Inquisition in Spain, Venice of the seventeenth century, and a pilgrimage across nineteenth-century Palestine. One family has controlled t he sale of diamons to the world, originating in fifteenth-century Spain. In every generation of the family there is only one Rachel. The first baby girl born after the death of the last Rachel is given her name, and her legacy - a flawless 60-carat white diamond that travels over the centuries from India to Egypt, to Spain, Venice, Berlin, Jerusalem, London, and finally to New York. Each Rachel is heroic. One dies in the Inquisition, another in the Holocaust. Yet the family lives on." Green paper over board with burgandy binding with gold lettering on spine, 430 pages. Book has rolled spine edges and faint specks at page edges. Dustjacket is age-toned with chipping at spine edges and front flap is splitting at bend. Binding is secure.

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The Books of Rachel: A Novel - Joel Gross
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[SR: 1586032], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780872235403], Seaview Books, English, English, English, Seaview Books, Book, Seaview Books, Seaview Books, The Books of Rachel is a fictional microcosm of 500 years of Jewish history. Since the 15th century, in the Cuheno family, the first daughter born to the family is given the name Rachel and a heritage of faith and courage as precious as the family diamond. A saga sweeping from the Spanish Inquisition to the birth of a Jewish homeland. "Highly recommended." —Library Journal, 10177, Historical, 10134, Genre Fiction, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 394181011, Hardcover, 394174011, Binding (binding), 388186011, Refinements, 283155, Books, 618083011, Printed Books, 618072011, Format (feature_browse-bin), 388186011, Refinements, 283155, Books

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1979, ISBN: 9780872235403

Hardcover, ID: 517556890

New York: Seaview Books, 1979. Signed by author and inscribed (to Rachel) on title page. Stated First Edition. From jacket: "This dramatic, richly detailed saga of an indomitable Jewish family spans five centuries. The origins of the modern diamond industry, the Inquisition in Spain, the incomparably beautiful Venice of the 17th century, and a pilgrimage across 19th century Palestine are part of the backdrop..." Autographed copy sticker on front of dust jacket. 440 pages. Jacket has tear on bottom of front seam and is tattered and chipped around the top. Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property of their copyright holders. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Signed by Author. First. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall., Seaview Books, 1979

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Author:

Joel Gross

Title:

The Books of Rachel: A Novel

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9780872235403

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780872235403
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0872235408
Hardcover
Publishing year: 1979
Publisher: Seaview Books

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ISBN/EAN: 9780872235403

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0-87223-540-8, 978-0-87223-540-3

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