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    • The Golem and the Jinni

    • A Novel
    • By: Helene Wecker
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Helene Wecker's dazzling debut novel tells the story of two supernatural creatures who appear mysteriously in 1899 New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a strange man who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the ship arrives in New York Harbor. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire, born in the ancient Syrian Desert. Trapped in an old copper flask by a Bedouin wizard centuries ago, he is released accidentally by a tinsmith in a Lower Manhattan shop.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting Debut Novel - Delicious!

    • By Tango on 04-26-13

    Regular price: $42.20

    • This Is Audible, June 18, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Narrated by: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Today a romantic fantasy of Old New York with author Helene Wecker and her novel, The Golem and the Jinni. Next, Maggie Linton talks with Chris Columbus, who moves from the screen to the page with his new young adult novel House of Secrets. And no one brought Greek mythology to life like Edith Hamilton. Now her classic text has been adapted for audiobooks, and we’ll listen in on the gods and goddesses of Olympus in Mythology. But first, Maggie has the top-ten Young Adult downloads from audible.com.

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    • By Kindle Customer on 03-31-16

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