The Last Watchman of Old Cairo

By Lukas, Michael David

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ISBN
9780399181160 9780399181177
Publisher
Spiegel & Grau


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Reviewed on January 1, 2018  |  Fiction

A package arrives at Joseph's apartment in Berkeley three months after his father's death in Cairo, unleashing a torrent of memories from his youthful visit to Egypt, including his father's fantastical tale of a perfect Torah, the mystical Ezra Scroll, protected by Muslim men for over 1,000 years. Drawing on the true story of the Geniza documents uncovered in the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, California Book Award finalist Lukas (The Oracle of Stamboul) ent...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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