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The Wooden Sword

A Jewish Folktale From Afghanistan
Stampler, Ann Redisch (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Impressed by a poor Jewish shoemaker's belief that God will ensure everything turns out as it should, a shah in Kabul, Afghanistan, devises a series of hardships to test the man's faith.
Authors: Stampler, Ann Redisch
Statement of Responsibility: Ann Redisch Stampler ; illustrated by Carol Liddiment
Title: The wooden sword
a Jewish folktale from Afghanistan
Publisher: Chicago : Albert Whitman, 2012
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary: Impressed by a poor Jewish shoemaker's belief that God will ensure everything turns out as it should, a shah in Kabul, Afghanistan, devises a series of hardships to test the man's faith.
Subject Headings: Jews Folklore Kings, queens, rulers, etc. Folklore Folklore Afghanistan
Topical Term: Jews
Kings, queens, rulers, etc
Folklore
Additional Contributors: Liddiment, Carol
LCCN: 2011015476
ISBN: 9780807592014
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 S
Research Call Number: *PRW 13-133
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What is happiness? In this Afghani story a rich Shah finds an answer after testing the simple faith of a humble craftsman.


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