Jacob and Rachel

Jacob and Rachel

he worked fourteen years to win her hand. [O.T.: Genesis 29:18]
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This is very much the case with Son of Laughter, a novel that needs no plot summary insofar as its story is a retelling of Genesis 21-49: the stories of Abraham and Sarah; Isaac (whose name means Laughter) and Rebekah; Esau and Jacob and Rachel; Joseph and his brothers.