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The David story : a translation with commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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For millennia the Bible's King David has inspired literary, artistic, religious, and political reflection. His panoramic personal experience and poignantly realized character portray him as one of antiquity's best examples of human life and faith, replete with inherent ambiguity. In this ... translation and commentary of the David story from 1 and 2 Samuel, Alter ... breathes a fresh spirit and sense of urgency into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alter
OCLC Number: 226968495
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2000, ©1999.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Robert Alter.

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"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."-Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999  Read more...
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"The most compelling version of [the David] story since the King James Bible." -- Robert Fagles

 
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