By Erich Segal

They met as young children, innocents from various worlds. And from that second their lives have been fated to be eternally entwined. Timothy : deserted at delivery, he unearths a home--and a blinding career--within the Catholic Church. however the vows he is taking can't guard him from one soul-igniting ardour. Daniel : The scholarly son of an excellent rabbi, he's destined to stick with in his father's footsteps. And destined to damage his father's middle. Deborah : She used to be raised to be docile and dutiful--the ideal rabbi's wife--but love will lead her to uprising. And into world's the patriarch may by no means dare imagine.

Reaching throughout greater than 1 / 4 of a century, from the harsh streets of Brooklyn to ultramodern Brasilia to an Israeli kibbutz, and radiating the beauty of 2 holy towns, Rome and Jerusalem, here's Erich Segal's so much provocative and impressive novel to date--the unforgettable tale of 3 remarkable lives...and one forbidden love.

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But if these people then lead righteous lives, the Father of the Universe will reunite them as a couple. "I stopped being upset about marrying somebody twice my age, and began to think of it as my soul finding its other half. From that moment, I fell in love with him. " All three women stared at one another, speechless: Rachel, astounded by her own unexpected candor; Rena, comforted. And Deborah, confused and slightly frightened that she knew so little of the outside world. On the morning of the wedding Rena did not come downstairs, for the Law bids bride and groom fast all day until the ceremonies are over.

Lust as he was handing his ticket to the driver, a large paw grabbed him firmly by the shoulder. " He whirled around. It was a huge, barrel-cheated black man, wearing a revolver and the intirrlidating blue of the New York police force. " the officer growled. "What's it to you? " "Well, I don't know about that," the policeman replied. " "I'm not running anywhere," Tim persisted bravely. The bus driver interrupted. "Hey, officer. " The moment captor and captive descended, the bus door hissed closed and the vehicle pulled away from the curb, heading for a destination Tim now knew he would never reach.

Before him was a wooden panel. It slid open, and through the mesh screen he glimpsed the purple stole around the neck of his confessor, whose features he could not discern. Suddenly, in one split second, the gravity the great significance of all this electrified him. He knew that for the first time he would have to open his heart completely. "Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. " He took a deep breath and then recited, "I was late for school three times last week. " He paused. No lightning flashed.

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