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The Golden Bull - by Marjorie Cowley (Paperback)

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It is circa 2600 B.C. in ancient Mesopotamia during a terrible drought, and Jomar and Zefa's father must send his children away to the city of Ur because he can no longer feed them. Alone in a strange city, the siblings must put aside old resentments to survive.



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A brother and sister's search for a new life and new home . . .

5,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia during a terrible drought, Jomar and Zefa's father must send his children away to the city of Ur because he can no longer feed them. At fourteen, Jomar is old enough to apprentice with Sidah, a master goldsmith for the temple of the moongod, but there is no place for Zefa in Sidah's household. Zefa, a talented but untrained musician, is forced to play her music and sing for alms on the streets of Ur.

Marjorie Cowley vividly imagines the intrigues, and harsh struggle for survival in ancient Mesopotamia.



About the Author



Marjorie Cowley was trained at the Fowler Museum of Cultural History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and taught prehistoric history to students from first grade through high school. In this capacity she was designated a professional expert by the Los Angeles Unified School District. She has written two previous novels with settings in ancient history, DAR THE SPEAR-THROWER and ANOOKA'S ANSWER. She lives in Santa Monica, California.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: .56 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Sub-Genre: Historical
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 224
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Theme: Ancient Civilizations
Format: Paperback
Author: Marjorie Cowley
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2012
TCIN: 14016123
UPC: 9781580891820
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-8320
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.6 inches length x 5.4 inches width x 8.2 inches height
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