Princeton University Library Catalog

By light of hidden candles / Daniella Levy.

Author:
Levy, Daniella [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Saint Paul, MN : Kasva Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
341 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Summary note:
"In a mud hut in the Jewish Quarter of 16th-century Fez, a dying woman hands her granddaughter a heavy gold ring - and an even heavier secret. Five hundred years later, Alma Ben-Ami journeys to Madrid to fulfill her ancestor's final wish. She has recruited an unlikely research partner: Manuel Aguilar, a young Catholic Spaniard whose beloved priest always warned him about getting too friendly with Jews. As their quest takes them from Greenwich Village to the windswept mountain fortresses of southern Spain, their friendship deepens and threatens to cross boundaries sacred to them both; and what they finally discover in the Spanish archives will force them to confront the truth about who they are and what their faiths mean to them. At times humorous, at times deeply moving, this beautifully written and meticulously researched book will appeal to anyone interested in the history of Inquisition-era Spain, Sephardic Jews, or falling in love." -- Amazon.com
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Fiction.
ISBN:
  • 099105847X
  • 9780991058471 ((paperback))
OCLC:
996416321
RCP:
C - S