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The lives of Rachel

a novel

by Joel Gross

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


Edition Notes

StatementJoel Gross
The Physical Object
Pagination524 p. ;
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24627985M
ISBN 100451139941
ISBN 109780451139948
OCLC/WorldCa13077221

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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 The lives of Rachel book 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 into the extended /5(84). "A literary miracle. Even more powerful and The lives of Rachel book 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.

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. There is mention of sexuality activity. Each Rachel has a different story/5.

Genesis The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin. (NIV) Jack Zavada, a career writer, and contributor for Dotdash and is host to a Christian website for singles. Never married, Jack feels that the hard-won lessons he has learned may help other Christian singles make sense of their : Jack Zavada.

Joanna Nadin The Rachel Riley Diaries 3 Books Collection Set-My so called life, the life of riley, The meaning of life by Joanna Nadin 1 Ratings 1 editionAuthor: Joanna Nadin.

The Lives of Rachel (THE BOOKS OF RACHEL) JOEL GROSS. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ By Light of Hidden Candles Daniella Levy. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Tiny Pieces of Hope: A WW2 Historical Novel, Based on the True Story of a Jewish Holocaust Survivor Wilhelmina/5().

Margaret Mcmillan wrote about her experiences in her book, The Life of Rachel McMillan that was published in We arrived on a stormy night in November. Coming out from the entrance of the Midland station, we saw, in a swuther of rain, the shining statue of Richard Oastler standing in the Market Square, with two black and bowed little mill-workers standing at his knee.

Joanna Nadin is an English author of children's and teen fiction best known for the Rachel Riley series of novels Based on Nadin's own childhood, the series follows the comedic narration of a year-old girl growing up in Saffron Walden, Essex.

She is a winner of the Lancashire Fantastic Book award, Blue Peter 'Book of the Month' and Radio 4 Open Book 'Book of the Year', has twice been shortlisted for. The Books of Rachel - Joel Gross "Mrs. 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).The Book of Rachael by Leslie Cannold is well written.

Let me just start with that. I have no problem with her writing style in fact, I would gladly read any other book shes written.

However, I could scarcely get through this one. Perhaps its my Christian upbringing that made me dislike the story/5.REVIEW: The Books of Rachel by Joel Gross The Books of Rachel opens in ’s America on the wedding day of Rachel Kane.

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 .