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Titel: Joan : the mysterious life of the heretic ...
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
New York : Harpe San Francisco,c2007. Hardcover. Dustjacket.xviii, 222 p. ; 24 cm. . Condition : very good. ISBN 9780060815172[KEYWORDS: HISTORY, *. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 239841
Inhaltsangabe: Since her death at the age of nineteen in 1431, Joan of Arc has maintained a remarkable hold on our collective imagination. During the tumultuous Hundred Years War between England and France, a young peasant girl nicknamed "The Maid" ( La Pucelle) followed her heart and came to the aid of her nation. Facing unimaginable odds, Joan's belief in her mission from God continued to propel her forward. Within months, she was directing soldiers and bravely fighting for her nation. Joan became a national hero and was the guest of honor at her King's coronation. However, her success and fame ultimately and ironically became her undoing.
Neither wife nor nun, neither queen nor noblewoman, neither philosopher nor stateswoman, Joan showed the world that anyone who follows their heart has the power to change history.
Über den Autor:
A respected biographer and theologian, Donald Spoto is the author of over twenty books, among them bestselling biographies of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Tennessee Williams
Reader of over four hundred audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie Awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several AudioFile Earphones Awards. AudioFile includes Dick on their prestigious list of Golden Voices.
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