People of the Book

By Geraldine Brooks; Edwina Wren (Read by)
(Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9780143142980)

Publication Date: January 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Compact Disc, Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Spring/Summer '09 Reading Group List
“Geraldine Brooks uses the Sarajevo Haggadah as the centerpiece for another brilliant historical novel. The history of the beautifully illustrated book is the basis for a journey through multiple eras, portraying the trials and travails of European Jews through the centuries. A must for lovers of books and great fiction.”
-- Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI


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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated prayer book through centuries of war, destruction, theft, loss, and love.




About the Author

Geraldine Brooks is the author of Year of Wonders and the nonfiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence. Previously, Brooks was a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, stationed in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East. END




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CONVERSATION STARTERS

  1. When Hanna implores Ozren to solicit a second opinion on Alia's condition, he becomes angry and tells her, "Not every story has a happy ending." To what extent do you believe that their perspectives on tragedy and death are cultural? To what extent are they personal?

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