9789652295163

Between Heaven and Earth: A Story of Nineteenth-century Jerusalem

  • ISBN 13:

    9789652295163

  • ISBN 10:

    9652295167

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/30/2011
  • Publisher: Gefen Books

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Summary

When Zara Rubens is suddenly widowed, she decides to realize a lifelong dream and visit Palestine. She builds a new life for herself in nineteenth-century Jerusalem, becoming acquainted with such legendary figures as British consul James Finn and his fascinating wife Elizabeth, German Protestant missionary Reverend Conrad Schick, and the renowned Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman-Hunt. As a writer for the nascent New York Times, Zara becomes embroiled in a precarious situation at the Russian Compound, with surprising results.

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