People of the Book: A Novel

Title

People of the Book: A Novel

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Document Type

Book

Description

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.

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Viking

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History

People of the Book: A Novel

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