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The Aleppo Codex : a true story of obsession, faith, and the pursuit of an ancient Bible /

This true-life detective story unveils the journey of a sacred text--the tenth-century annotated bible known as the Aleppo Codex--from its hiding place in a Syrian synagogue to the newly founded state of Israel. Full description

Main Author: Friedman, Matti.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: Flushing Meadow -- Aleppo -- The fire -- The swift scribe of Tiberias -- The treasure in the synagogue -- The Jerusalem Circle -- The Sack of Jerusalem -- The jump -- The President -- The merchant's mission -- Maimonides -- Alexandretta -- The brown suitcase -- The trial -- A religious man -- Our last drop of blood -- The Book -- The keepers of the crown -- The officer and the scroll -- Exodus -- Aspergillus -- Brooklyn -- The fog grows -- The agent's investigation -- The collector -- The magicians -- A deal at the Hilton -- Room 915 -- Money -- The missing pieces -- Silo -- The Institute -- Bahiyeh.
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Neenah Adult Nonfiction 221.44 F914a Available
Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 221.44 F911a Available
Ripon Adult Nonfiction 221.44 Friedman Available

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