The Resource Queen Solomon, Tamara Faith Berger

Queen Solomon, Tamara Faith Berger

Label
Queen Solomon
Title
Queen Solomon
Statement of responsibility
Tamara Faith Berger
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The erotic awakening and mental disintegration of an intense young man who leaves home and enters the phantasm of Israel. It's just another boring summer for our teenaged narrator - until Barbra arrives. An Ethiopian Jew, Barbra was brought to Israel at age five, a part of Operation Solomon, and now our narrator's well-intentioned father has brought her, as a teen, to their home for the summer. But Barbra isn't the docile and grateful orphan they expect, and soon our narrator, terrified of her and drawn to her in equal measure, finds himself immersed in compulsive psychosexual games with her, as she binge-drinks and lies to his family. Things go terribly wrong, and Barbra flees. But seven years later, as our narrator is getting his life back on track, with a new girlfriend and a master's degree in Holocaust Studies underway, Barbra shows up at our narrator's house once again, her "spiritual teacher" in tow, and our narrator finds his politics, and his sanity, back in question."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berger, Tamara Faith
Dewey number
C813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jews, Canadian
  • Jews, Ethiopian
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Operation Solomon, 1991
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
Label
Queen Solomon, Tamara Faith Berger
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781552453728
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022780192
  • 1849631
  • (OCoLC)on1022780192
  • 1849631
Label
Queen Solomon, Tamara Faith Berger
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781552453728
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022780192
  • 1849631
  • (OCoLC)on1022780192
  • 1849631

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