Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 6, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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The internationally bestselling author and poet offers a wholly creative reimagining of the biblical story of Adam and Eve.

Prepare to enter a fascinating, primitive universe that goes back to the very beginning, to the story upon which Western civilization is based. Poetry and mystery go hand in hand in this transcendent novel about mankind, as never before imagined. Join Adam and Eve as they discover the world for themselves, feel their confusion and panic when they face punishment, and observe in awe as they experience the power to give life and, eventually, the ability to take it away to survive.

Gioconda Belli's beguiling and soulfully rewarding novel is a parable that captures our own time and our own uncertain future.

  

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Review: Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve

User Review  - Zoe Brown - Goodreads

Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand/El infinito en la palma de la mano by Gioconda Belli Gioconda Belli's Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand is a deep, poetic journey through the life of Adam and Eve. The ... Read full review

Review: Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

So far, an audacious project--a poetic reimagining of the unfolding of consciousness in Eve and Adam. A sensual prose exactly right for the newness of beauty and terror. *********** What a splendid ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
30
Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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About the author (2009)

Gioconda Belli's poetry and fiction have been published in many languages. Her first novel, The Inhabited Woman, was an international bestseller; her collection of poems, Linea de fuego, won the prestigious Casa de las Americas Prize. She lives in Santa Monica, California, and Managua, Nicaragua.

Nacida en Managua, Nicaragua, Gioconda Belli es autora de una importante obra poética de reconocido prestigio internacional. Es autora de La mujer habitada, Sofía de los presagios, Waslala, El taller de las mariposas y un libro de memorias titulado El país bajo mi piel. Publicada por las editoriales más prestigiosas del mundo, Gioconda Belli vive desde 1990 entre Estados Unidos y Nicaragua.

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