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Henna House a novel by Nomi Eve

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Jews,
  • History

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Edition Notes

StatementNomi Eve
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.V32 H46 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 305 pages
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27162165M
ISBN 101476740275
ISBN 109781476740270
OCLC/WorldCa884983214

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  Rich, evocative, and enthralling, Henna House is an intimate family portrait interwoven with the traditions of the Yemenite Jews and the history of the Holocaust and Israel. This sensuous tale of love, loss, betrayal, forgiveness—and the dyes that adorn the skin and pierce the heart—will captivate readers until the very last page.4/5(17).   Henna House, Nomi Eve. Review from jeannie zelos book reviews. Well, I love books that give us a glimpse at the inner lives of other cultures. The everyday minutiae that is so important, the rules and constraints, and being a Jew and a girl Adela was subject to much of s: Henna House written by Nomi Eve and has been published by Simon and Schuster this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has . Nomi Eve is the author of Henna House ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), The Family Orchard ( avg rating, ratings, 99 /5.

  Henna House (Book): Eve, Nomi: "In Yemen in Adela Damaris parents desperately seek a future husband for their young daughter. After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela's situation looks dire until her uncle . Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of 38 results for Books: "the henna house" Skip to main search results. Update: Henna House is one of twenty-one books recently called out as Great Group Reads for by the Women’s National Book Association. One person found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse Philastein. out of 5 stars A story about henna in the life of a girl. Reviewed in the United States on November 6, /5. Henna House is an intimate family portrait and a panorama of history. From the traditions of the Yemenite Jews, to the far-ranging devastation of the Holocaust, to the birth of the State of Israel, Eve offers an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a textured chronicle of a fascinating period in the twentieth century.3/5(2).