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Thorndike Press, Jul 9, 2004 - Fiction - 432 pages
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A Book-of-the-Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, and Literary Guild Selection. Readers are fascinated with what Marek Halter calls "the feminine Bible" - the stories of the matriarchs, queens, and female prophets of the Scriptures. Now comes Sarah, the story of the Sumerian high priestess who gave up her exalted life to join Abram's tribe and follow the One True God. This acclaimed international bestseller is the first book of the extraordinary Canaan Trilogy.

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Review: Sarah (The Canaan Trilogy #1)

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"Youth knows nothing of time, old age knows nothing but time. When you're young, you play hide-and-seek with the shade. When you're old, you seek out the warmth of the sun. But the shade is always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

Interesting fictionalized version of the bible story of Sarai/Sarah. I wonder if she really could have been Sumerian? I read a commentary about how if she was Sumerian her ability to read and write ... Read full review


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MAREK HALTER was born in Poland in 1936. During World War II, his family escaped the Warsaw ghetto and settled in France. He is the author of several critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling novels, including the "Canaan Trilogy: Sarah; Zipporah, Wife of Moses"; and "Lilah,"

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