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The Resource The golem and the jinni : a novel, Helene Wecker

The golem and the jinni : a novel, Helene Wecker

Label
The golem and the jinni : a novel
Title
The golem and the jinni
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Helene Wecker
Title variation
Golem & the jinni
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chava, a golem brought to life by a disgraced rabbi, and Ahmad, a jinni made of fire, form an unlikely friendship on the streets of New York until a fateful choice changes everything
Summary
After her creator dies en route to America, Chava, a golem from a Polish shtetl, must navigate the streets of 1899 New York City by herself -- her only ally is a rabbi unsure whether to destroy her, or allow her to fulfill her destiny as the harbinger of destruction. Ahmad, a jinni from Syria's deserts has been released from his thousand-year-old glass bottle by a tinsmith but has little intention of remaining a metalworker, despite his uncanny talent for it. Chava and Ahmad meet and discover that they're soul mates, but a dangerous adversary threatens their future. This vibrant blend of myth, adventure, and romance will enchant fans of stories based on folklore. - Description by Gillian Speace
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2014.
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10160688
Cataloging source
NOV
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The golem and the jinni : a novel, Helene Wecker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20267725
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe Edition.
Extent
812 pages (large print);
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062253828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn837425212
Label
The golem and the jinni : a novel, Helene Wecker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20267725
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe Edition.
Extent
812 pages (large print);
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062253828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn837425212

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