Zetel, Biography of a Soul

Zetel, Biography of a Soul

by Sam Goldenberg

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Zetel, a soul in Heaven, is fed up with waiting to be assigned a mortal body, so he decides to escape. The Almighty is not pleased at this, and orders his angels to retrieve him, but Zetel infuses the body of a premature baby-- the son of a Jewish couple fleeing Nazi Germany in 1935. Unlike other souls, Zetel can remember and describe his origins and the celestial beings he knew, which alarms his parents, teachers, and family, who worry about his wild imagination. When the Almighty's angels hatch plots to recover him, he forms an alliance with the Devil and eventually grows up, marries, and has a successful career. However, with repeated attempts on his life, the tension mounts as the angels try to outwit Zetel and return him to the bonds of Heaven. 

Intelligent, ambitious and laugh-out loud-funny, Zetel: Biography of a Soul tells the satirical story of a rebel soul while juxtaposing the tragic events of World War II and the struggle of a Jewish family against the frivolous machinations of Heaven's forces.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158805981
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 11/27/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 396
File size: 905 KB

About the Author

With degrees in both Economics and English Literature, Sam Goldenberg enjoyed a business career on both sides of the Atlantic before taking up writing. His first book, Dawn the Planet, was published by Paradise Publishers in 2012. His second book, Ephraim: a Rabbi Strays... was published through FriesenPress in 2014. His third book, The Messiah of Smyrna, was published through FriesenPress in 2015. He and his wife, Rosemarie, live in Oakville, Ontario. They have four children and have been married for more than fifty years.

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