While she first caught the eye of mainstream fiction audiences with The Red Tent -- an inspired reimagining of the female experience in biblical times -- Anita Diamant has been chronicling the hot topics in contemporary Jewish culture for over two decades as an acclaimed columnist.
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Date of Birth:
June 27, 1951
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
B.A., Washington University, 1973; M.A., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1975
Booksense Book of the Year Award for The Red Tent, 2001; “Literary Light” awarded by the Boston Public Library, 2003
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|The Breakout Book|
|The Red Tent (10th Anniversary Edition)|
Diamant's compelling tale -- inspired by the stories of the Old Testament -- put her on the map as a novelist. The Red Tent follows the reimagined story of Jacob's daughter, Dinah, and his four wives. With a truly fresh approach using ancient characters, Diamant takes readers on a strange yet beautiful trip, seen through the eyes of a wise woman.
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