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The Life of David
 
 
Author
Robert Pinsky.
Publisher Schocken  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 7.75 x 5.25 x 0.75 inches
ISBN 9780805242034
Pages/Publication Date 209/2005
Daedalus Item Code 13692
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"Think of David, and youthful images spring to mind. There is the boy with the slingshot, forever captured by Michelangelo, ready to take on the giant Goliath. There is the handsome king, in our Hollywood memory played by the young Gregory Peck, who seduces the fetching Bathsheba. But, as Robert Pinsky reminds us in his enriching The Life of David, the drama of David's life is not limited to his youth but extends throughout his 70 years: the upstart lad, the ambitious warrior, the capricious adulterer, the vengeful king, the conniving politician, the suffering father and finally the pathetic old man.... In crafting his own take on a complex hero, Pinsky demonstrates a love for legend but little patience for apologetics.... He makes it clear that he is looking for the real David—or as close as we can get to someone who lived nearly 3,000 years ago."—Washington Post
 
 
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