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Strand of a Thousand Pearls

by Rabinyan, Dorit

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York, New York, USA: Random House, 2002. BG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with a tiny very light nick to the bottom edge of the front board plus there are the usual library stamps and a label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated from the Hebrew by Yael Lotan. A novel about a family whose daughter marries a fisherman. He mother weaves a long strand of pearls into a wedding dress and they buy a tiny flat in a house with all but a thousand of the pearls from this dress. The story goes on to tell of the family's growth with the birth of five daughters and their imagined and actual marriages. This novel is a winner of the Eshkol Prize. By the author of "Persian Brides." 264p.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Dorit Rabinyan was born in Kefar-Saba, Israel, to Persian parents and wrote her first novel, Persian Brides, at twenty-one. An award-winning international bestseller translated into ten languages, Persian Brides established her as the voice of a new generation in Israel. Rabinyan won the Israeli Film Academy Award for best television drama of 1997 for Shuli’s Fiancé, and the Eshkol Prize for her second novel, Strand of a Thousand Pearls. She lives in Tel Aviv. From the Hardcover edition.




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