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"Chacour's personal story offers a rare and valuable view inside contemporary Galilee." --San Francisco Chronicle "A wrenching and determinedly honest book that speaks eloquently and without hatred from the Palestinian side of a tragic conflict." --Kirkus Reviews "The conflict of being a clergyman and a Palestinian Arab in Israel forms the backdrop for this human drama as the author ... tries to serve as a spokesperson for fellow Palestinians against what they perceive as injustices imposed on them by a Jewish state ... this is recommended for those interested in a local perspective on the communal conflict in contemporary Israel." --Library Journal ELIAS CHACOUR, author of Blood Brothers, is an ordained priest in the Melkite Church. MARY E. JENSEN, the author of many books and articles, lived in Israel for a year of service and study.
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Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.