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Son of a Star

Author(s): Meisels, Andrew Pages:
Publisher: Putnam Date of Publication: 1969
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Palest Period: 132 AD (Code: 7d2)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: j
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: Jewish revolt of Simon Bar Kochba against Romans under Hadrian; Rabbi Akibi a gentle Jewish Socrates. Sources used: Diio Cassius, the Talmud & Jewish legend
Unique Qualities:
Rating: Òa moving novel, written with great feeling & skill...a triiumphant paean to the greatness & power of the Judaeic idealÓ (EFR)
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 63.4 (119)

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