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Author Maine, David, 1963-
Title The preservationist [electronic resource] / David Maine.
Published [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Audio, 2009.
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 28, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2004.
Performer Read by Tyler Bunch, Wendy Hoopes, Clayton Barclay Jones, John Randolph Jones, Jenna Lamia, David Pittu, Maggi-Meg Reed, and Barbara Rosenblat.
Summary In The preservationist, Dave Maine tells the story of Noe who has been called by God to build a boat and collect two of every animal on earth to be saved from a coming deluge. The magic comes in subsequent chapters being told from different characters points of view: Noe; his wife; his sons Japheth, Cham, and Sem; and his daughter-in-laws Bera, Ilya, and Mirn. The preservationist does not deal with matters of faith or historical fact. Instead the author simply, wisely, asks himself what it was like to be there, "when the rain began to fall." He imagines the world before Abraham, before God became involved in international politics, or, for that matter, in organized religious practice. In details small and large, Maine convinces us that the world Noah worked to hard to save is indeed worth preserving.
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Subject Noah (Biblical figure) -- Fiction.
Bible. Genesis -- History of Biblical events -- Fiction.
Animal welfare -- Fiction.
Deluge -- Fiction.
Noah's ark -- Fiction.
Genre Religious fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Related Names Bunch, Tyler. Narrator.
Hoopes, Wendy. Narrator.
Jones, Clayton Barclay. Narrator.
Jones, John Randolph. Narrator.
Lamia, Jenna. Narrator.
Pittu, David. Narrator.
Reed, Maggi-Meg. Narrator.
Rosenblat, Barbara. Narrator.
HighBridge Audio (Firm)
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
ISBN 9781598871272 (electronic audio bk.)
1598871277 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 300094455