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The lives of Rachel

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoel Gross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.R58 L5 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination424 p. ;
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2844820M
ISBN 100453004679
LC Control Number84006866


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The lives of Rachel by Joel Gross Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lives of Rachel is a prequel to The Books of Rachel. This richly detailed novel of family, of tradition, and of faith, sweeps across a thousand years to chronicle the lives of five women -- each named Rachel and each a rare human spirit.

In every generation of this proud and ancient Jewish family there is only one Rachel, the firstborn daughter/5(77). The Lives of Rachel takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of times and places as her incarnations are discovered within her descendants over many decades.

It has become tradition in her family to name the first girl child born The lives of Rachel book the extended /5(84). "A literary miracle. Even more powerful and epic in scope than Books of Rachel, The Lives of Rachel told with passion, evocative detail and love." --Cynthia Freeman/5.

"The Books of Rachel is a fictional microcosm of years of Jewish history. A saga sweeping from the Spanish Inquisition to the birth of a Jewish homeland.

A saga sweeping from the Spanish Inquisition to the birth of a Jewish homeland/5(). The lives of Rachel. [Joel Gross] -- A novel of family, of tradition, and of faith sweeps across a thousand years to chronicle the lives of five women--each named Rachel and each a rare human spirit.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. One of her descendants, Rachel of 63 B.C. Rome, is carried off as a slave in one of Pompey's sweeps, becoming a sex object for General Manilius—and a favored pawn in the political/marital battle between the general and his wife (who's studying Hebrew scripture); so, while her brother David awaits execution for an attempt to kill Manilius, Rachel kills the general during one of his sexual extravaganzas with.

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The Books of Rachel is a saga spanning years of Jewish heritage throughout Europe, tracing the lives of members of a wealthy Jewish family that has been in the diamond industry for centuries. The book opens on Rachel Kane's wedding day, as her father bestows upon her the Cuheno diamond, which has been passed down through the generations to the Rachels of the family.4/5.

Rachel lived in Harran, or Paddan Aram, and that’s where she met her cousin Jacob. The lives of Rachel book Jacob was fleeing for his life after tricking his brother, Esau, out of his birthright (Genesis –29). At his mother’s behest, Jacob headed for his uncle Laban in Paddan Aram (verse 43).

According to some commentaries, Bilhah and Zilpah are actually half-sisters of Leah and Rachel. After Leah conceived again, Rachel was finally blessed with a son, Joseph, who would become Jacob's favorite child.

Children. Rachel's son Joseph was destined to be the leader of Israel's tribes between exile and nationhood. This role is exemplified in the Biblical story of Joseph, who prepared the way in Born: Paddan Aram.

The author also has written the Books of Rachel. The Lives of Rachel are the stories of the Rachel who came before the Rachel's in the Books of. It was a cruel time in history. Torture and abuse where common. Slavery was common. Some might find the language difficult.

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Kane gave birth in August of It was a girl. She was given the name Rachel. The baby's grandfather flew to New York to see her. He brought with him the Cuheno diamond. It was Rachel's legacy. It was to be hers on the day she married.

June /5(). The Lives Of Rachel By Joel Gross - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time : Joel Gross.

This book was published after the Lives of Rachel by the same author, but the story (or rather stories) are set in the times before it. The book still focuses on a number of Jewish Rachels who are involved in some remarkable episodes, mostly in adversity.

The stories go back to pre-AD times, in a Jerusalem rebuilt after the exile/5(3). The book was written in the form of a diary and included drawings, doodles, and comic strips that collectively took the story forward.

The core story followed the life of a teenage girl named ‘Nikki Maxwell,’ and the series chronicled her life. Rachel named the. The Books of Rachel is a fictional microcosm of years of Jewish history. Since the 15th century, in the Cuheno family, the first daughter born to the family is Free shipping over $/5(5).

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As has been the tradition in her family for over years, she is presented with the family legacy as her wedding present: a 60 carat flawless white diamond known as. Yet another commercial exploitation of atrocities visited upon the spirit and bodies of Jews—here featuring several women named Rachel from years of a diamond-merchant family.

The history of the family's business begins in 15th-century Spain, and there's an heirloom jewel, ""a flawless, table-cut, sixty-carat white diamond"" that is passed down from Rachel to Rachel; the book is in fact.

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The Books of Rachel is a fictional microcosm of years of Jewish history. Since the 15th century, in the Cuheno family, the first daughter born to the family is given the name Rachel and a heritage of faith and courage as precious as the family diamond.

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