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Book of the Unknown Tales of the Thirty-Six

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ISBN-10: 0812978978

ISBN-13: 9780812978971

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jonathon Keats

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Marvelous and mystical stories of the thirty-six anonymous saints whose decency sustains the worldreimagined from Jewish folklore. A liar, a cheat, a degenerate, and a whore. These are the last people one might expect to be virtuous. But a legendary Kabbalist has discovered the truth: they are just some of the thirty-six hidden ones, the righteous individuals who ultimately make the world a better place. In these captivating stories, we meet twelve of the secret benefactors, including a timekeeper's son who shows a sleepless village the beauty of dreams; a gambler who teaches a king ruled by the tyranny of the past to roll the dice; a thief who realizes that his job is to keep his fellow…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.19" wide x 7.93" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Jonathon Keatspens the “JargonWatch” column forWired Magazineand has written forThe Washington Post,Popular Science,and salon.com. He lives in San Francisco.