Rachel and Leah: Women of Genesis
Title: Rachel and Leah: Women of Genesis
Author: Orson Scott Card
Two sisters, hard-working Leah and beautiful Rachel, both fall in love with and vie for the attention of Jacob, the heir to the spiritual legacy of Abraham and Isaac.
Leah was so young when her sister Rachel was born that she could not remember a time when Rachel was not the darling of the family- pretty, clever, and cute, whereas Leah plugged along being obedient, hard-working, and responsible. Then one day a good-looking marriageable kinsman named Jacob showed up, looking for a haven from his brother’s rage, and Leah fell in love at once. It didn’t surprise her at all that Jacob saw only Rachel. But surely, as the two sisters worked and lived alongside Jacob for seven years, he would come to realize that Leah was the one he ought to marry…