Format

Book

Author

Hoffman, Alice.

Title

The dovekeepers : a novel / Alice Hoffman.

Edition

1st Scribner hardcover ed.

Publisher, Date

New York : Scribner, 2011.

Description

504 p. : map ; 24 cm.

Summary

A tale inspired by the tragic first-century massacre of hundreds of Jewish people at Masada presents the stories of a hated daughter, a baker's wife, a girl disguised as a warrior, and a medicine woman who keep doves and secrets while Roman soldiers draw near.

Subjects
  • Women -- Israel -- Fiction.
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationship -- Fiction.
  • Masada Site (Israel) -- Fiction.
Genre
  • Historical fiction.
  • Love stories.
Other Title

Dove keepers

Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 504).
  • Bklst 05/15/2011
  • LJ 06/15/2011
  • PW 06/13/2011
  • Kirkus 04/15/2011
LCCN

2011018099

ISBN
  • 9781451617474
  • 145161747X
System Availability

1

Current Holds

0

Call Number

F HOFFMAN, ALICE

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