The Resource The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman

The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman

Label
The dovekeepers
Title
The dovekeepers
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 70 CE, 900 Jews held out against armies of Romans on a mountain in Masada. According to an ancient historian, two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic event, Hoffman weaves a tale of four bold, resourceful, and sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path
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Title
The dovekeepers
Creator
Summary
A tale inspired by the tragic first-century massacre of hundreds of Jewish people at Masada presents the stories of a hated daughter, a baker's wife, a girl disguised as a warrior, and a medicine woman who keep doves and secrets while Roman soldiers drawnear
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10003115
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O3447
LC item number
D68 2011b
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Alice Hoffman
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Dove keepers
The dovekeepers, Alice Hoffman

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
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