The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became A Saint

Book - 2007 | 1st ed
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"Since her death at the age of nineteen in 1431, Joan of Arc has maintained a remarkable hold on our collective imagination. She was a teenager of astonishing common sense and a national heroine who led men in battle as a courageous warrior. Yet she was also abandoned by the king whose coronation she secured, betrayed by her countrymen, and sold to the enemy. In this meticulously researched biography, Donald Spoto expertly captures this astonishing life and the times in which she lived. Neither wife nor nun, neither queen nor noblewoman, neither philosopher nor stateswoman, Joan of Arc demonstrates that anyone who follows their heart has the power to change history."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: New York : HarperSanFrancisco, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060815172
Branch Call Number: B JOAN
Characteristics: xviii, 222 p. ; 24 cm

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