In the Shadow of the Ark

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Berkley Books, 2006 - Fiction - 339 pages
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"As the rain grows heavy and hard, the dark beauty Re Jana and her family, living in the marshes, are forced to flee their home and journey to the desert. There, a boat of unprecedented proportions is under construction. It's builder and his family are preparing for a flood that will wash humanity off the dace of the earth -- save the selected souls chosen to serve aboard the ark. As the great vessel takes shape and the landscape grows ever more apocalyptic, Re Jana falls in love with Ham, son of Noah. But the question remains whether this love will be enough to save her"--Page 2 of cover.

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Anne Provoost lives with her husband and three children in Antwerp, Belgium. Her four novels have been translated into ten languages, have won numerous major awards in Europe, and have been selected for the International Board on Books for Young People honor list. Her novel Falling was made into a feature film. She is a member of the Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature.
John Nieuwenhuizen was born in the Netherlands, and later emigrated to Australia, where he now lives outside Melbourne.

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