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  • 29 of 65 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library.

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25 current holds with 65 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin F GRO (Text to phone) 33345000336156 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/11/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594634491
  • ISBN: 9781594634499
  • ISBN: 9781594634499 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1594634491 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781594634499
  • ISBN: 1594634491
  • Physical Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2021]

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"Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. At first taken aback by the severity of her new life, Marie finds focus and love in collective life with her singular and mercurial sisters. In this crucible, Marie steadily supplants her desire for family, for her homeland, for the passions of her youth with something new to her: devotion to her sisters, and a conviction in her own divine visions. Marie, born the last in a long line of women warriors and crusaders, is determined to chart a bold new course for the women she now leads and protects. But in a world that is shifting and corroding in frightening ways, one that can never reconcile itself with her existence, will the sheer force of Marie's vision be bulwark enough?"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Marie, de France, active 12th century > Fiction.
Nuns > Fiction.
Faith > Fiction.
Visions > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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