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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online resource
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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
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • 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
Label
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
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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