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Sarah and After: The Matriarchs

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A small band of tribesmen was making the long journey across the Egyptian desert with their asses, tends, basket of food and grains. Crouched in one of the baskets was a young woman, a girl so beautiful that her husband had ordered her to be hidden from the eyes of roaming Egyptians who might try to carry her off.

This girl was Sarah, the wife of Abraham, who was destined
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Hardcover, 169 pages
Published 1975 by Bodley Head
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Haley Grizzell
I really struggled with this one. As someone who believes the Bible is true, it was difficult to see it in a novel format. The Bible is interpreted by those who read it, but some parts in this book didn't sit well with me, even from a novel standpoint. There were some parts where faithful Bible women were not just doubting (which happens to everyone), but they were rebellious and even hateful towards God. That was my opinion of this book. Religious topics are always a hot issue. I'd rather not a ...more
Chibineko
I remember checking this book out from my school library all the time and re-reading it. It was one of my favorite books as a teenager.
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Lynne Reid Banks is a British author of books for children and adults. She has written forty books, including the best-selling children's novel The Indian in the Cupboard, which has sold over 10 million copies and been made into a film.
Banks was born in London, the only child of James and Muriel Reid Banks. She was evacuated to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada during World War II but returned after
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