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Joan

The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint

Joan( )
Author: Spoto, Donald
ISBN:978-0-06-081517-2
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperOne
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

During the tumultuous Hundred Years' War between England and France, a teenage peasant girl followed her heart and helped save a nation. A vision from God, received in her parents' garden, instructed her to take up arms and help restore the kingdom of France. Without consulting her family, Joan left home on one of the most remarkable personal quests in history. As a young girl in a world of men, she faced unimaginable odds, yet her belief in her mission propelled her forward. Within...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.925 Pounds
Author Biography
Spoto, Donald (Author)
Donald Spoto was born on June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, New York. He received a B.A. from Iona College in 1963 and a M.A. and Ph.D. in theology (New Testament studies) from Fordham University in 1966 and 1970, respectively. He taught theology, Christian mysticism, and biblical literature at the university level for twenty years.

He has written more than 25 biographies of film and theatre celebrities including The Art of Alfred Hitchcock, The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams, Diana: The Last Year, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life, Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly, Possessed: The Life of Joan Crawford, and The Redgraves: A Family Epic. He also wrote biographies on religious figures including The Hidden Jesus: A New Life, Reluctant Saint: The Life of Francis of Assisi, and Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint.

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