A Weave of Women

A Weave of Women : A Novel

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"...A Weave of Women is an astonishment...I know of nothing else quite like it." -John Leonard, New York Times "...an extraordinary novel, an original and beautiful work...It is an extended epic poem which should become a classic." -The Nation This magical, powerful, musical book creates a modern liturgy around the lives of fifteen very different women who come together in Jerusalem, a male-dominated culture, in 1972.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 140 x 209 x 20.3mm | 376.49g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253203546
  • 9780253203540
  • 2,037,103

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The weaving in A Weave Of Women is made up of many strands-- anentire community of women and their men. Set in the old city of Jerusalem, the novel focuses on a small stone house in which a group of women who have accidentally become friends regularly meet for pleasure and out of need.show more

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55 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
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4 44% (24)
3 16% (9)
2 7% (4)
1 9% (5)
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