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The book of longings, Sue Monk Kidd

Label
The book of longings
Title
The book of longings
Statement of responsibility
Sue Monk Kidd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of Galilee, Ana is rebellious and ambitious, a relentless seeker with a brilliant, curious mind and a daring spirit. She yearns for a pursuit worthy of her life, but finds no outlet for her considerable talents. Defying the expectations placed on women, she engages in furtive scholarly pursuits and writes secret narratives about neglected and silenced women. When she meets the eighteen-year-old Jesus, each is drawn to and enriched by the other's spiritual and philosophical ideas. He becomes a floodgate for her intellect, but also the awakener of her heart. Their marriage unfolds with love and conflict, humor and pathos in Nazareth, where Ana makes a home with Jesus, his brothers, James and Simon, and their mother, Mary. Here, Ana's pent-up longings intensify amid the turbulent resistance to the Roman occupation of Israel, partially led by her charismatic adopted brother, Judas. She is sustained by her indomitable aunt Yaltha, who is searching for her long-lost daughter, as well as by other women, including her friend Tabitha, who is sold into slavery after she was raped, and Phasaelis, the shrewd wife of Herod Antipas. Ana's impetuous streak occasionally invites danger. When one such foray forces her to flee Nazareth for her safety shortly before Jesus's public ministry begins, she makes her way with Yaltha to Alexandria, where she eventually finds refuge and purpose in unexpected surroundings." --
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kidd, Sue Monk
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I44
LC item number
B66 2020
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Women authors
  • Self-realization in women
  • Feminism
  • Courage
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Palestine
  • Jesus Christ
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Self-realization in women
  • Feminism
  • Families
  • Courage
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women authors
  • Middle East
  • Wives
  • Women authors
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Friendship
  • Sepphoris (Extinct city)
Label
The book of longings, Sue Monk Kidd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1122804357
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781984881380
Lccn
2019049624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1122804357
Label
The book of longings, Sue Monk Kidd
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1122804357
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781984881380
Lccn
2019049624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1122804357

Library Locations

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