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The Centurion's wife, Janette Oke, Davis Bunn, (ebook)

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The Centurion's wife
Title
The Centurion's wife
Statement of responsibility
Janette Oke, Davis Bunn
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Language
eng
Summary
Janette Oke has dreamed for years of retelling a story in a biblical time frame from a female protagonist's perspective, and Davis Bunn is elated to be working with her again on this sweeping saga of the dramatic events surrounding the birth of Christianity...and the very personal story of Leah, a young Jewess of mixed heritage trapped in a vortex of competing political agendas and private trauma. Caught up in the maelstrom following the death of an obscure rabbi in the Roman backwater of first-century Palestine, Leah finds herself also engulfed in her own turmoil--facing the prospect of an arranged marriage to a Roman soldier, Alban, who seems to care for nothing but his own ambitions. Head of the garrison near Galilee, he has been assigned by Palestine's governor to ferret out the truth behind rumors of a political execution gone awry. Leah's mistress, the governor's wife, secretly commissions Leah also to discover what really has become of this man whose death--and missing body--is causing such furor. This epic drama is threaded with the tale of an unlikely romance and framed with dangers and betrayals from unexpected sources. At its core, The Centurion's Wife unfolds the testing of loyalties--between two young people whose inner searchings they cannot express, between their irreconcilable heritages, and ultimately between their humanity and the Divine they yearn to encounter
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1935-
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Oke, Janette
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
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  • Bunn, T. Davis
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adult
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The Centurion's wife, Janette Oke, Davis Bunn, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781441203571
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11477529
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remote
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11477529
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MWT11477529
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Centurion's wife, Janette Oke, Davis Bunn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441203571
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11477529
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11477529
System control number
MWT11477529
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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