The Resource The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)

The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)

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The last kabbalist of Lisbon
Title
The last kabbalist of Lisbon
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by Richard Zimler
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Language
eng
Summary
The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, an international bestseller, is an extraordinary novel that transports listeners into the universe of Jewish Kabbalah during the Lisbon massacre of April 1506. Just a few years earlier, Jews living in Portugal were dragged to the baptismal font and forced to convert to Christianity. Many of these "New Christians" persevered in their Jewish prayers and rituals in secret and at great risk; the hidden, arcane practices of the kabbalists, a mystical sect of Jews, continued as well. One such secret Jew was Berekiah Zarco, an intelligent young manuscript illuminator. Inflamed by love and revenge, he searches, in the crucible of the raging pogrom, for the killer of his beloved uncle Abraham, a renowned kabbalist and manuscript illuminator, discovered murdered in a hidden synagogue along with a young girl in dishabille. Risking his life in streets seething with mayhem, Berekiah tracks down answers among Christians, New Christians, Jews, and the fellow kabbalists of his uncle, whose secret language and codes by turns light and obscure the way to the truth he seeks. A marvelous story, a challenging mystery, and a telling tale of the evils of intolerance, The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon both compels and entertains
Summary
Berekiah Zarco, a young manuscript illustrator, searches for the killer of his uncle Abraham, a renowned kabbalist discovered murdered in a secret synagogue
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10210251
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Midwest
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Zimler, Richard
Dewey number
813
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fiction
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Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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1945-
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  • Rudnicki, Stefan
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True
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  • Jews
  • Lisbon (Portugal)
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adult
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Label
The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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MWT11010706
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 29 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781481592635
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11010706
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11010706
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 29 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481592635
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11010706
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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