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    DescriptionFollowing Queenmaker, her majestic debut (People), India Edghill's Wisdom's Daughter is a vivid and assiduously researched rendition of the biblical tale of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. As the Queen's search for a true heir to her throne takes her to the court of the wisest man in the world, both she and the King learn how to value truth, love, and duty . . . and the king's daughter learns to be a forceful woman in a man's world.


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    Title
    Wisdom's Daughter
    Subtitle
    A Novel of Solomon and Sheba
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) India Edghill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 408
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312289409
    ISBN 10: 0312289405
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FI
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Libri: I-FI
    DC22: 813/.54
    BIC subject category V2: FW
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, FIC042000
    LC classification: PS3555.D474 W57 2005
    Thema V1.0: FW
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    15 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    India Edghill is a librarian living in mid-Hudson Valley, New York.
    Review quote
    "A powerful and unique take on the biblical story, "Wisdom's Daughter" brings readers into the biblical world through a feminist perspective. Edghill's strong female characters, good and evil, leave their mark on history and on us. Edghill opens new vistas for readers and makes us think more about the matriarchs, not just the patriarchs, of the Bible. Brava!"--"Romantic Times BookClub Magazine" "Vividly evoking ancient Israel and Sheba, Edghill deftly transforms the brief biblical account into an absorbing story replete with intrigue, love, and villains. . . . Persuasive and intriguing."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Think "The Red Tent, " only much better."--"Rocky Mountain News" (Denver) ""Wisdom's Daughter" will appeal to the "Red Tent" crowd, both for its emphasis on the role of women in ancient Israel and for the author's ability to bring history to life. Edghill transforms a didactic fable, the story of King Solomon and his brief interaction with the Queen of Sheba, into a powerful love story."--Jennifer Baker, "Booklist"