The Handmaid and the Carpenter
This wonderful novel transports us to Nazareth in biblical times, where we meet Mary and Joseph -- and understand them as never before: young, in love, and suddenly faced with an unexpected pregnancy. Aided by a great and abiding love, they endure challenges to their relationship as well as threats to their lives as they come to terms with the mysterious circumstances surrounding the birth of the child Jesus. For Mary, the pregnancy is a divine miracle and a privilege. For Joseph, it is an ongoing test of his faith -- in wife as well as in his God. Exquisitely written and imbued with emotional truth and richness of detail, The Handmaid and the Carpenter explores lives touched profoundly by miracles large and small.
Condition: Pre-loved book. Considerable yellowing of pages.
Year published: 2008
Sub-genre: Romance, historical fiction
Imprint: Ballantine Books
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