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The red tent / Anita Diamant.

by Anita Diamant

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Published by A Wyatt Book for St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dinah (Biblical character) -- Fiction,
  • Bible. O.T. Genesis -- History of Biblical events -- Fiction,
  • Women in the Bible -- Fiction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I227 R43 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 321 p. ;
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL670874M
    ISBN 100312169787
    LC Control Number97016825

    Anita Diamant is the author of the novelsGood Harbor,The Last Days of Dogtown andDay After Night, a collection of essays,Pitching My Tent, as well as six books about contemporary Jewish life, includingThe New Jewish Wedding andChoosing a Jewish Life: A Guidebook for People Converting to t grew up in Newark, New Jersey, and Denver, Colorado.4/5(K). The Red Tent by Anita Diamant is a novel which caught my eye in a bookshop many moons ago, listed in the back of my mind as a 'To Read' and never actually came to read it until roughly 12 years later, as a result of it slipping in and out of recall/5(K).

      ANITA DIAMANT is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, and The Last Days of Dogtown, as well as the collection of essays, Pitching My award-winning journalist whose work has appeared regularly in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish lives in Massachusetts/5().   The Red Tent, a novel by Anita Diamant The Red Tent is a fictional (yet thoroughly researched) first-person account of the life of Dinah, the only daughter of Biblical patriarch Jacob (who is more famous for having twelve sons).

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Like the conversations and mysteries held within this feminine tent, this sweeping piece of fiction offers an insider's look at the daily life of a biblical sorority of mothers and wives and their one and only daughter, Dinah/5(K).

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Skillfully interweaving biblical tales with events and characters of her own invention, Diamant's (Living a Jewish Life, HarperCollins, ) sweeping first novel re-creates the life of Dinah, daughter of Leah and Jacob, from her birth and happy childhood in Mesopotamia through her years in Canaan and death in Egypt/5(K).

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Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Boston Girl, The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After. Anita Diamant's The Red Tent is an extraordinary and engrossing tale of ancient womanhood and family honour.

Told in Dinah's voice, it opens with the story of her mothers - the four wives of Jacob - each of whom embodies unique feminine traits, and concludes with Dinah's own startling and unforgettable story of betrayal, grief and love. Anita is best-known for her first novel, THE RED TENT, which was published in and won the Booksense Book of the Year Award.

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The tent is, as the narrator says, 'an earthbound rainbow,' which is also true of this novel/5(K). In The Red Tent Dinah's story reaches out from a remarkable period of early history to create an intimate, immediate connection. Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that.

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Comments by Bob Corbett April This is a beautifully told story centering around the four wives of Jacob, the Biblical son of Isaac and Rebecca. One critic called it. Book Overview This description may be from another edition of this product. The red tent is the place where women gathered during their cycles of birthing, menses, and even illness.

Like the conversations and mysteries held within this feminine tent, this sweeping piece of /5(14). The "Red Tent" is an extraordinary and engrossing tale of ancient womanhood and family honour.

Told in Dinah's voice, it opens with the story of her mothers - the four wives of Jacob - each of whom embodies unique feminine traits, and concludes with Dinah's own startling and unforgettable story of betrayal, grief and love/5(K).

THE RED TENT by Anita Diamant ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, Cubits beyond most Woman-of-the-Bible sagas in sweep and vigor, this fictive flight based on the Genesis mention of Dinah, offspring of Jacob and Leah, disclaims her as a mere ``defiled'' victim and, further, celebrates the ancient continuity and unity of women.

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant () Her name is Dinah. In the Bible her fate is merely hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the verses of the Book of Genesis that deal with Jacob and his dozen sons.

Told in Dinah's voice, "The Red Tent" reveals the traditions of ancient womanhood and family Size: KB.The Red Tent, set thousands of years ago, is far outside my own experience.

But I believe that writers bring themeselves to whatever they write. My relationships, my moment in history, my teachers; it all informs what I write.

Are you trying to convey a message in your work? Anita Diamant. ANITA DIAMANT is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, and The Last Days of Dogtown, as well as the collection of essays, Pitching My award-winning journalist whose work has appeared regularly in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life.