Find chapter summaries of "The Red Tent" on SparkNotes.com. Find a shorter summary of the entire book in a single document on ENotes.com. "The Red Tent" is a novel by Anita Diamant.
"The Red Tent" retells the Biblical story of Jacob from the point of view of Jacob's daughter Dinah. The story mostly focuses on Dinah's interactions with the other women of Jacob's extended family, most of whom are only mentioned in the Biblical text. While the men of the story fight and make war, Dinah and the other women engage in creative pursuits and make goods to aid the household.