The Dovekeepers

The Dovekeepers

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 | Unabridged
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Best-selling author Alice Hoffman's works have been named notable books of the year by several publications. Inspired by the siege of Masada, in which 900 Jews took refuge from Roman armies, The Dovekeepers follows four determined women as they pursue their fates. Each with a unique background, the women—all dovekeepers— meet during the siege and discover they have much in common. "Beautiful, harrowing, a major contribution to twenty-first century literature."—Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate in Literature
Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (21 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Cash, Aya
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781464022159

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missm113
Sep 22, 2016

This book is wonderful and moving. I am not a crier but this book touched me.

funkeesocmonkey Nov 20, 2014

This is probably one of the longest audiobooks I've ever listened to, but it was so GOOD! Hoffman fleshes her characters out beautifully, and you feel as though these people were/are real. Hoffman uses language in a way that I haven't seen a good author use in a while, and she paints the scenes of the desert and the sights and smells and sounds of Masada as if she had been there. She instantly became one of my favorite authors after The Museum of Extraordinary Things.

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