Weplan to meet again on Tuesday, January9th, @ 7:30 pm, via Zoom. We will be discussing thefiction book, Rebel Daughter, by Lori Banov Kaufmann. The book is388 pages long and was published in February, 2021. Thebook can be ordered from yourlibrary through Link+: https://csul.iii.com/search~S0?/XRebel+Daughter&SORT=D/XRebel+Daughter&SORT=D&SUBKEY=Rebel+Daughter/1,230,230,B/detlframeset&FF=XRebel+Daughter&1,1,.
Rebel Daughter by Lori Banov Kaufmann
National Jewish Book Award Winner • Christy Award Finalist
A young woman survives the unthinkable in this stunning and emotionallysatisfying tale of family, love, and resilience, set against the destruction ofJerusalem in 70 CE. Estherdreams of so much more than the marriage her parents have arranged to aprosperous silversmith. Always curious and eager to explore, she must acceptthe burden of being the dutiful daughter. Yet she is torn between her familyresponsibilities and her own desires. Meanwhile,the growing turmoil threatens to tear apart not only her beloved city,Jerusalem, but also her own family. As the streets turn into a bloodybattleground between rebels and Romans, Esther’s journey becomes one ofsurvival. She remains fiercely devoted to her family, and braves famine, siege,and slavery to protect those she loves.
This emotional and impassioned saga, based on real characters and meticulousresearch, seamlessly blends the fascinating story of the Jewish people with atimeless protagonist determined to take charge of her own life against allodds.