I don't know -- I am not easily offended, and just choose to roll with it. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. This might in fact be the worst book that I have ever read. He is a great pilot, an excellent astronaut, and outstanding representative of our nation. It has some philosophically interesting and, granted, insightful moments. Not only is it a captivating story - so much complexity and richness in a relatively short book - but there are so many kernels of wisdom and poetry.
It starts off slow and it ends slow. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. One can enjoy food, but Patric's relationship to quail at the expense is unhealthy. Her wound still teaches her throughout the novel, thirty years after it was inflicted. Although I know little about Judaism, I believe that the quest for connection is universal among religions, and therefore, this book can be appreciated by anyone interested in understanding spirituality. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. I have three complaints, one of which is minor, the other two the source of great concern. Reed seems to lack the chops for these kinds of explorations! At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. She gains possession of a scroll of a group of Jews from a small town in Poland all killed during the Holocaust.
Don't want to give anything away, but let's just say the author doesn't really have a grasp on the rather limited salary most working in chaplaincy positions make. In the midst of this spiritual experience, a young student is murdered and an investigation ensued. She is a whiny, overly sensitive, insufferable, judgmental woman with few, if any, redeeming qualities. The spine may show signs of wear. Fun, interesting, unusual and moving! It has some philosophically interesting and, granted, insightful moments. One of the ideas that resonated with me is how important wounds are.
She is a professional victim and her attitude wears thin quickly. Interesting book and quick read. Deeply lonely and on the edge of losing her faith, she comes into possession of a Torah, the last relic of Czechowa, a village of Polish Jews who were exterminated by the Nazis. There is no real action until about page 200. I'm usually the last one to know, but again, this isn't detective fiction, so that's all right. The quietly mystical search that Rebecca experiences in the first part of the book appealed to me, and I identified with her struggle with the difficult questions of life. Those are its good points.
Rather, this is the story of a failed female rabbi who becomes a therapist for a small college in an isolated community in Vermont, where she helps others and herself come to terms with the evil in their midst. This book, with its profound questioning and occasional flights of fancy, is an intensely Jewish novel. The main character in this book is utterly unlikable. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Rebecca's life is further complicated when one of her advisees-a troubled young woman who seemed on the verge of confessing something-is found murdered. The story juxtaposes an orthodox-raised-women-come-Reform-rabbi's unconventional life with that of God's emotional development for lack of a better term. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
I did almost laugh out loud at one point. In the end, she is tried and tested. The author's anger issues aside, the book didn't seem to be particularly well written. Rather, this is the story of a failed female rabbi who becomes a therapist for a small college in an isolated community in Vermont, where she helps others and herself come to terms with the evil in their midst. The synopsis on the back says it's about a Rabbi who is visited by the ghosts of a village decimated in the Holocaust. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. As the college struggles to comprehend the tragedy and a police investigation is launched, Rebecca begins reading, and so comes to confront the central challenge to her faith in His most troubling and unlikely incarnation.
While this does happen, it doesn't happen until p. Rebecca's life is further complicated when one of her advisees-a troubled young woman who seemed on the verge of confessing something-is found murdered. Rebecca's, and our, painful job is to learn to love God while condemning evil. On one visit they leave a manuscript written in Hebrew and titled My Life, an autobiography by God who, like any eager author, is seeking a sympathetic reader. She's very devout, which I can respect, but she has a bit of an air of judgment and disdain for others about her. Pages and cover are clean and intact. She didn't understand that small talk is important.
Sentences go on for centuries. I just saved you 245 pages of agonizing reading. The spine may show signs of wear. What I found most interesting about this novel is that the main character is a physically challenged female Rabbi, yet the author is an able-bodied African American man! It is all handled so well. Julius Lester envisioned such an idea and put it to words in this novel.
Rebecca's life is further complicated when one of her advisees-a troubled young woman who seemed on the verge of confessing something-is found murdered. Bookseller: , Washington, United States St. It's about a Rabbi Seeing all the five star reviews makes me nervous. However, its value can be found in other, more scriptural-based material. Secondly, characters have more than one opinion. There is an appreciation for making every day experiences beautiful, not just through Rebecca's actions, but on a meta level, through Lester's prose.