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Isra Isle : a novel / Nava Semel ; translated by Jessica Cohen.

Semel, Nava, (author.). Cohen, Jessica (Translator), (translator.). Semel, Nava. Translation of: Ísra'el. (Added Author).

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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC SEMEL (Text to phone) 34014138139176 Adult Fiction Available -

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Formatted Contents Note:
Part one. Grand Island -- Part two. Ararat -- Part three. Isra Isle.
Summary, etc.:
In 1825 Mordecai Manuel Noah bought Grand Island, downriver from Niagara Falls, from the local Native Americans, to created a place of refuge for the Jewish people, but no Jews came. What would have happened if Jews from all over the world had followed Noah's call and fulfilled his vision?
Subject: Jewish refugees > New York (State) > Grand Island (Island) > Fiction.
Jews > New York (State) > Fiction.
Newly independent states > United States > Fiction.
Grand Island (N.Y. : Island) > Fiction.
Jewish fiction.
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Science fiction.

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