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Wecker, Helene

Summary: "Set in New York City and the Middle East in the years leading to World War I-- the long-awaited follow-up to The Golem and the Jinni revisits Chava and Ahmad as they confront unexpected new challenges in a rapidly changing human world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WEC
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Wecker, Helene

Summary: Helene Wecker's dazzling debut novel tells the story of two supernatural creatures who appear mysteriously in 1899 New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a strange man who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the ship arrives in New York Harbor. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Wecker, Helene.

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Summary: Combines elements of Jewish and Arab folk mythology in the story of two supernatural creatures--Chava, a golem brought to life by a disgraced rabbi, and Ahmad, a jinni made of fire--who form an unlikely friendship on the streets of turn-of-the-century New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEC

Becker, Helaine

Summary: The most powerful pirate in history was a woman who was born into poverty in Guangzhou, China, in the early 1800s. When pirates attacked her town and the captain took a liking to her, she saw a way out. Zheng Yi Sao agreed to marry him only if she got an equal share of his business. When her husband died six years later, she took command of the fleet. Over the next decade, the pirate queen...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE PIR

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