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Genesis: Translation and Commentary » (Reprint)

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Authors: Robert Alter
ISBN-13: 9780393316704, ISBN-10: 039331670X
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Date Published: September 1997
Edition: Reprint

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Author Biography: Robert Alter

Robert Alter was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Lifetime Achievement and the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation. He is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and has published many acclaimed works on the Bible, literary modernism, and contemporary Hebrew literature.

Book Synopsis

Robert Alter sets a new standard in the translation of this formative book of the Hebrew Bible.

Publishers Weekly

This Berkeley professor's rendering of the Hebrew Bible's opening book was a PW Best Book of 1996. (Sept.)

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