A Bridge Across the Jordan by Adaia Shumsky

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The touching story of an unusual friendship between a Jordanian king and a Jewish carpenter hired to do work on the palace is set against the backdrop of a time and place where peace between Arab and Jew seemed impossible."
 

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Published August 1, 1997 by Arcade Publishing. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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 Fitting somewhere between the stories of Lawrence of Arabia and Anna and the king of Siam, this is nicely recounted by the Jewish carpenter's daughter and son-in-law, bracketed by their own pertinent observations.

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