1 edition of Henna House found in the catalog.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PS3555.V32 H46 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 305 pages|
|Number of Pages||305|
Henna House A Novel (Book): Eve, Nomi: "In Yemen in Adela Damaris parents desperately seek a future husband for their young daughter. After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela's situation looks dire until her uncle. Henna House A Novel (Book): Eve, Nomi: An evocative and stirring novel about a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite Jews of the mid-twentieth century, from the acclaimed author of The Family Orchard. In the tradition of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent, Henna House is the enthralling story of a woman, her family, their community, and the rituals that.
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Rich, evocative, and enthralling, Henna House is an intimate family portrait interwoven with the traditions of the Yemenite Jews and the history of the Holocaust and Israel. This sensuous tale of love, loss, betrayal, forgiveness—and the dyes that adorn the skin and pierce the heart—will captivate readers until the very last page/5().
Henna House by Nomi Eve is a beautifully written story of a young woman growing up in Yemen during the ′s and ′s. Right away, I was transported back in time to a very primitive world, a world without any kind of modern day conveniences, a world where religion and superstitions played a central role in the lives of the people.4/5.
Pick one of these books and read it, and then discuss the ways Henna House veered from history and how it was faithful to actual events. Alternatively, find a copy of The Magic Carpet, which tells more about Operation On Wings of Eagles, and discuss the importance of this true but little-known piece of ed on: Aug This reading group guide for Henna House includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club.
The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the Brand: Scribner. Books Henna House An evocative and stirring novel about a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite Jews of the mid-twentieth century, from the acclaimed author of The Family the tradition of Anita Diamant’s The Red Tent, Henna House is the enthralling story of a woman, her family, their.
Eve (The Family Orchard, ) re-creates the exotic, unfamiliar world of Yemen’s complex Jewish community from the s through its wholesale exodus to Israel in through one young woman’s Damari family lives in Qaraah, a small Northern Yemen village, where their loving but sickly father owns a leather shop.
Inthe local enforcer of the Orphans Decree—an actual Author: Nomi Eve. Rich, evocative, and enthralling, Henna House is an intimate family portrait interwoven with the traditions of the Yemenite Jews and the history of the Holocaust and Israel.
This sensuous tale of love, loss, betrayal, forgiveness—and the dyes that adorn the skin and pierce the heart—will captivate readers until the very last page.4/5(17).
Henna House, Nomi Eve. Review from jeannie zelos book reviews. Well, I love books that give us a glimpse at the inner lives of other cultures. The everyday minutiae that is so important, the rules and constraints, and being a Jew and a girl Adela was subject to much of s: Henna House written by Nomi Eve and has been published by Simon and Schuster this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has.
Nomi Eve is the author of Henna House ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), The Family Orchard ( avg rating, ratings, 99 /5. Henna House (Book): Eve, Nomi: "In Yemen in Adela Damaris parents desperately seek a future husband for their young daughter.
After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela's situation looks dire until her uncle.
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Reviewed in the United States on November 6, /5. Henna House is an intimate family portrait and a panorama of history. From the traditions of the Yemenite Jews, to the far-ranging devastation of the Holocaust, to the birth of the State of Israel, Eve offers an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a textured chronicle of a fascinating period in the twentieth century.3/5(2).
HENNA HOUSE is beautifully written. The author's descriptions are vivid and are imprinted on the reader's senses to the point that, it's possible to visualize, smell, hear, see, and taste the exotic Yemen that's portrayed.
Characters are clearly written and author Nomi Eve gives each their own voice and points of view. It's easy to bond with /5().
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Henna House tells the tale of the little-known world of the Jews of Yemen in the early 20th century, taking place largely during the tumultuous years of the s and s.
As seen through the eyes of Adela Damari, whom we meet for the first time at age five, the Jewish community of the. Henna House Nomi Eve. Scribner, $26 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.
ARTICLES. How One Author Turned the Internet Into A Giant Book Club Buy this book. Henna House is a rich, spirited, and sensuous tale of love, loss, betrayal, forgiveness, and the dyes that adorn the skin and pierce the heart.
About the Author Nomi Eve is the author of The Family Orchard, which was a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection and was nominated for a National Jewish Book.
Would you recommend Henna House to your friends. Why or why not. Best thing about this book was the information about Yemenite Jewish culture. I really didn't know much about this interesting culture/sect of Jews. It was very interesting to learn about their ways and about henna.
Henna House is a rich, spirited, and sensuous tale of love, loss, betrayal, forgiveness, and the dyes that adorn the skin and pierce the heart. -Scribner My reason for reading HENNA HOUSE by Nomi Eve is a little out-of-the-ordinary for me.
While I do love the gorgeous cover and the book's description, I admit that this book wasn't really on my.Henna House: A Novel - Ebook written by Nomi Eve. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Henna House: A Novel/5(31).Henna House Novel. 24 likes. Henna House is a novel by Nomi Eve. It will be published by Scribner's in August of