The Fairest Among Women

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Piatkus, 2001 - Girls - 356 pages
Rosa's start in life is far from auspicious; born days after her father's murder, her first experiences take place against a soundtrack of guns. She grows into a voracious beauty and though a prophesy leads her to believe she will have four husbands, nothing prepares her for the life she will lead.

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Birth, death, three husbands, eight children, and a few grumpy ghosts are just some of the details in the grand life of Rosa, courtesy of Israeli novelist Horn (Four Mothers, 1999, etc.).Rosa is born ... Read full review

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Best-selling Israeli author Horn's second novel (after Four Mothers) chronicles the life of Rosa, called by some "the most beautiful woman in Jerusalem" despite her large size. Born in the 1940s ... Read full review

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