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THE HANDMAID AND THE CARPENTER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Just in time for Christmas, Berg (We Are All Welcome Here, April 2006, etc.) delivers a story about the Christ child, highlighting the romance between his young parents.What to do with an iconic story known throughout the world? Berg does very little, keeping it safe and simple and with few deviations from the commonly accepted narrative, guaranteed to neither insult nor inspire. Sixteen-year-old ... Read full review

Review: The Handmaid and the Carpenter

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Roberta O'Hara

At this time of year, many minds and hearts naturally turn to the holidays and, in particular, the story of the birth of Christ. Elizabeth Berg is no exception. In THE HANDMAID AND THE CARPENTER Berg retells the birth of Jesus, but from a unique perspective. She gives us the back story of how Mary and Joseph met, fell in love and ultimately married. "She was a wonder to behold, with her black ... Read full review

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