The Resource The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)

The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)

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The last kabbalist of Lisbon
Title
The last kabbalist of Lisbon
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Zimler
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Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon is an extraordinary novel that transports listeners into the universe of Jewish Kabbalah during the Lisbon massacre of April 1506. Just a few years earlier, Jews living in Portugal were dragged to the baptismal font and forced to convert to Christianity. Many of these "New Christians" persevered in their Jewish prayers and rituals in secret and at great risk; the hidden, arcane practices of the kabbalists, a mystical sect of Jews, continued as well. One such secret Jew was Berekiah Zarco, an intelligent young manuscript illuminator. Inflamed by love and revenge, he searches, in the crucible of the raging pogrom, for the killer of his beloved uncle Abraham, a renowned kabbalist and manuscript illuminator, discovered murdered in a hidden synagogue along with a young girl in dishabille. Risking his life in streets seething with mayhem, Berekiah tracks down answers among Christians, New Christians, Jews, and the fellow kabbalists of his uncle, whose secret language and codes by turns light and obscure the way to the truth he seeks
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technical information on music
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimler, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3576.I464
LC item number
L37 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stefan Rudnicki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudnicki, Stefan
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
Series statement
The Sephardic cycle
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • FICTION / Jewish
  • Lisbon (Portugal)
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Label
The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)
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"Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Library ed., unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781470898649
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(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)853449322
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The last kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Tracks Every 3 Minutes."
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Library ed., unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470898649
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)853449322
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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