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A Guide for the Perplexed

(2013)
A novel by

 
 
A thrilling new novel exploring how memory shapes the soul, by "an astonishing storyteller."

Software prodigy Josie Ashkenazi has invented a program that records everything its users do. When an Egyptian library invites her to visit as a consultant, her jealous sister Judith persuades her to go. But in Egypt's post-revolutionary chaos, Josie is kidnapped - leaving Judith free to usurp her sister's life, including her husband and daughter, while Josie's talent for preserving memories becomes her only hope of escape.

A century earlier, Solomon Schechter, a Cambridge professor, hunts for a medieval archive hidden in a Cairo synagogue. What he finds will reveal the power and danger of the world Josie's work brings into being - a world where nothing is ever forgotten.

Interweaving stories from Genesis, medieval philosophy, and the digital frontier, A Guide for the Perplexed is a spellbinding tale sure to bring a vast new listener to the acclaimed work of Dara Horn.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
ISBN: 0-393-06489-1 / 978-0-393-06489-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
ISBN: 0-393-34888-1 / 978-0-393-34888-0 (USA edition)
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September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed
Author(s): Dara Horn
ISBN: 1-4829-3984-3 / 978-1-4829-3984-2 (USA edition)
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September 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
ISBN: 1-4829-3986-X / 978-1-4829-3986-6 (USA edition)
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
ISBN: 1-4829-3985-1 / 978-1-4829-3985-9 (USA edition)
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
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September 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
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September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel
Author(s): Dara Horn
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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