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The Red Tent

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The Red Tent

THE RED TENT tells the little-known Biblical story of Dinah, daughter of the patriarch Jacob and his wife, Leah. In Chapter 34 of the Book of Genesis, Dinah’s tale is a short, horrific detour in the familiar narrative of Jacob and Joseph.

Anita Diamant imaginatively tells the story from the fresh perspective of its women. In the Biblical tale Dinah is given no voice; she is the narrator of THE RED TENT, which reveals the life of ancient womanhood -- the world of the red tent.

Reader of THE RED TENT will view the Book of Genesis in a new light. This guide can help spur creative discussions of the timeless story.

The Red Tent
by Anita Diamant

  • Publication Date: September 15, 1998
  • Genres: Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Paperback: 321 pages
  • Publisher: Picador
  • ISBN-10: 0312195516
  • ISBN-13: 9780312195519