The book of longings
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Published
New York : Random House Large Print, [2020].
Edition
First large print edition.
ISBN
9780593285961, 0593285964
Physical Desc
564 pages ; 24 cm
Status
Acton - Adult
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Published
New York : Random House Large Print, [2020].
Format
Large Print
Edition
First large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780593285961, 0593285964

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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"--Web page.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kidd, S. M. (2020). The book of longings (First large print edition.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kidd, Sue Monk. 2020. The Book of Longings. Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kidd, Sue Monk. The Book of Longings Random House Large Print, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kidd, Sue Monk. The Book of Longings First large print edition., Random House Large Print, 2020.

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