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Henna House

(2014)
A novel by

 
Yemen in 1920: After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela Damari's situation looks dire until her uncle arrives from a faraway city, bringing with him a cousin and aunt who introduce Adela to the powerful rituals of henna tattooing. Suddenly, Adela's eyes are opened to the world, and she begins to understand what it means to love another and one's heritage. She is imperiled, however, when her parents die and a prolonged drought threatens their long-established way of life. She and her extended family flee to the city of Aden where Adela encounters old loves, discovers her true calling, and is ultimately betrayed by the people and customs she once held dear.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Henna House: A Novel
Author(s): Nomi Eve
ISBN: 1-4767-4027-5 / 978-1-4767-4027-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Henna House: A Novel
Author(s): Nomi Eve
ISBN: 1-4767-4028-3 / 978-1-4767-4028-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Henna House
Author(s): Nomi Eve
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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September 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Henna House
Author(s): Nomi Eve
ISBN: 1-63379-155-6 / 978-1-63379-155-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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September 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Henna House
Author(s): Nomi Eve
ISBN: 1-63379-159-9 / 978-1-63379-159-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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Kindle Editions

August 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Henna House: A Novel
Author(s): Nomi Eve
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Henna House: A Novel
Author(s): Nomi Eve
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon UK   


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