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People of the Book

by Geraldine Brooks

Hardcover, 372 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |


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Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March.

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In the Winter Cold, Warmth and Light on the Page

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