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Ellen Cherry Charles is an artist working as a waitress in a New York City restaurant run by an Arab and a Jew. On her way to New York from Seattle, she awakened a stick and a shell who are former sacred objects from the temple in Jerusalem. As they attempt to get back to Israel, and Ellen tried to figure out her life, the history of the Muslim/Jewish conflict in the Middle East is revealed.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Religious overtones?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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