The Resource Guesthouse for Ganesha : a novel, Judith Teitelman., (ebook)

Guesthouse for Ganesha : a novel, Judith Teitelman., (ebook)

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Guesthouse for Ganesha : a novel
Title
Guesthouse for Ganesha
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Judith Teitelman.
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1923, seventeen-year-old Esther Grđnspan arrives in Kl̦n "with a hardened heart as her sole luggage." Thus begins a twenty-two-year journey, woven against the backdrops of the European Holocaust and the Hindu Kali Yuga (the "Age of Darkness" when human civilization degenerates spiritually), in search of a place of sanctuary. Throughout her travails, using cunning and shrewdness, Esther relies on her masterful tailoring skills to help mask her Jewish heritage, navigate war-torn Europe, and emigrate to India. Esther's traveling companion and the novel's narrator is Ganesha, the elephant-headed Hindu God worshipped by millions for his abilities to destroy obstacles, bestow wishes, and avenge evils. Impressed by Esther's fortitude and relentless determination, born of her deep-though unconscious-understanding of the meaning and purpose of love, Ganesha, with compassion, insight, and poetry, chooses to highlight her story because he recognizes it is all of our stories-for truth resides at the essence of its telling. Weaving Eastern beliefs and perspectives with Western realities and pragmatism, Guesthouse for Ganesha is a tale of love, loss, and spirit reclaimed
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Midwest
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Teitelman, Judith
Dewey number
813/.6
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Jewish women
  • Gaṇeśa (Buddhist deity)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Guesthouse for Ganesha : a novel, Judith Teitelman., (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631525223
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12398811
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remote
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MWT12398811
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Guesthouse for Ganesha : a novel, Judith Teitelman., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631525223
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12398811
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12398811
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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