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Jerusalem - Selma Lagerlof

Paperback Published: 1st September 2006
ISBN: 9781598189810
Number Of Pages: 208

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""Jerusalem" begins with the history of a wealthy and powerful farmer family, the Ingmarssons of Ingmar Farm, and develops to include the whole parish life with its varied farmer types, its pastor, schoolmaster, shopkeeper, and innkeeper. The romance portrays the religious revival introduced by a practical mystic from Chicago which leads many families to sell their ancestral homesteads and--in the last chapter of this volume--to emigrate in a body to the Holy Land."

-- Henry Goddard Leach

Selma Lagerlof was the first woman and the first Swedish author to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909. "Jerusalem" was written following her trip to Egypt and Palestine in the winter of 1900; the book was inspired by an actual historic event -- a religious pilgrimage of 25 adults and children from Chicago.

ISBN: 9781598189810
ISBN-10: 1598189816
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st September 2006
Publisher: Alan Rodgers Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.31