The book of longings [large print]

The book of longings [large print]
Kidd, Sue Monk
  • Item Type: Book - Large Print - LP KIDD
  • Published: 2020
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Description

In her mesmerizing fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd takes an audacious approach to history and brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebellious and ambitious, with a brilliant mind and a daring spirit. She engages in her furtive scholarly pursuits and writes narratives about neglected and silenced women. Ana is expected to marry an older widower, a prospect that horrifies her. An encounter with eighteen-year-old Jesus changes everything. Their marriage evolves with love and conflict, humor and pathos in Nazareth, where Ana makes a home with Jesus, his brothers, and their mother, Mary. Ana's pent-up longings intensify amid the turbulent resistance to Rome's occupation of Israel, partially led by her brother, Judas. She is sustained by her fearless aunt Yaltha, who harbors a compelling secret. When Ana commits a brazen act that puts her in peril, she flees to Alexandria, where startling revelations and greater dangers unfold, and she finds refuge in unexpected surroundings. Ana determines her fate during a stunning convergence of events considered among the most impactful in human history.

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Large print books.
Authors--Fiction.
Man-woman relationships--Fiction.
Feminism--Fiction.
Courage--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9780593285961

Personal Author:

Kidd, Sue Monk,

Title:

The book of longings [large print] / Sue Monk Kidd.

Edition:

First large print edition.

Publication Info:

New York : Random House Large Print, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020.

Physical description:

564 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

General Note:

Title from web page.

Personal subject:

Jesus Christ--Fiction.

Personal subject:

Jesus Christ--Family--Fiction.

Subject term:

Large print books.

Subject term:

Authors--Fiction.

Subject term:

Man-woman relationships--Fiction.

Subject term:

Feminism--Fiction.

Subject term:

Courage--Fiction.

Geographic term:

Palestine--History--To 70 A.D--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Large type books

Genre index term:

Historical fiction.

Genre index term:

Biographical fiction.

Genre index term:

Novels.

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