Bronze Bow

Version: Unabridged
Author: Elizabeth George Speare
Narrator: Mary Woods
Genres: History, Juvenile & Children's, Fiction & Literature, Literature
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: March 2005
Length: 1 hour
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After witnessing his father's crucifixion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin yearns for vengeance. Consumed by hatred, he lives dangerously among outlaws in the hills outside of his village, spying and impatiently plotting. In nearby Capernaum, a rabbi is teaching a different lesson. Time and again, Daniel is drawn to the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, only to turn away, disappointed and confused by Jesus's lack of action in opposing the Romans. Headstrong and devoid of tenderness, Daniel is also heedless of the love and loyalty of those around him, dragging them along his own destructive path. Winner of the 1962 Newbery Medal, The Bronze Bow is the story of a boy's tormented journey from a blinding hatred to the acceptance and understanding of love.

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Written by Jennifer Cook on April 25th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Enjoyed it! This was my son's first audio book. He really enjoyed it!

Written by Emma Albrecht on March 16th, 2013

  • Book Rating: 5/5

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Author Details

Author Details

Speare, Elizabeth George

"I was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, on November 21, 1908. I have lived all my life in New England, and though I love to travel I can't imagine ever calling any other place on earth home. Since I can't remember a time when I didn't intend to write, it is hard to explain why I took so long getting around to it in earnest. But the years seemed to go by very quickly. In 1936 I married Alden Speare and came to Connecticut. Not till both children were in junior high did I find time at last to sit down quietly with a pencil and paper. I turned naturally to the things which had filled my days and t