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With the coming of the Great Flood - the mother of all disasters - only one family is spared, left drifing on the endless waters, waiting for them to subside. We know the story of Noah, moved by divine word to build an ark and launch an escape. Now, in a work of astounding invention, Sarah Blake reclaims the story of his wife, Naamah, the matriarch who kept them alive. Here is the woman torn between faith and fury, lending her strength to her sons and their wives, caring for an unruly menagerie of restless creatures while silently mourning the lover she left behind. Here is the woman escaping into the unreceded waters, where a seductive angel tempts her to join a strange and haunted world. Here is the woman tormented by dreams and questions of her own - questions of devotion and self-determination, of history and memory, of the kindness or cruelty of fate.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC BLAKE (Text) 33892100604405 Adult New Books Book None 04/09/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525536338
  • ISBN: 0525536337
  • Physical Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.

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With the coming of the Great Flood - the mother of all disasters - only one family is spared, left drifing on the endless waters, waiting for them to subside. We know the story of Noah, moved by divine word to build an ark and launch an escape. Now, in a work of astounding invention, Sarah Blake reclaims the story of his wife, Naamah, the matriarch who kept them alive. Here is the woman torn between faith and fury, lending her strength to her sons and their wives, caring for an unruly menagerie of restless creatures while silently mourning the lover she left behind. Here is the woman escaping into the unreceded waters, where a seductive angel tempts her to join a strange and haunted world. Here is the woman tormented by dreams and questions of her own - questions of devotion and self-determination, of history and memory, of the kindness or cruelty of fate.
Subject: Noah's wife (Biblical figure) > Fiction.
Noah's ark > Fiction.
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Religious.
Genre: Parables.
Religious fiction.
Novels.

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