People of the Book: A Novel
A fictionalized account of the turbulent history of the Sarajevo Haggadah, an illuminated manuscript which has survived into the twentieth century thanks to people of various faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Hanna Heath, a manuscript conservator hired to restore the manuscript in 1996 Sarajevo, finds and pursues clues to crucial moments in the book's history.
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award
Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History
Brooks , G. (2008). People of the Book: A Novel. New York, NY: Viking.