The Book of Longings

Written By Sue Monk Kidd
The Book of Longings
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 21 April 2020
  • ISBN : 0698408195
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 18 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Book of Longings written by Sue Monk Kidd which was release on 21 April 2020, this book published by Penguin. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: “An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press “A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the celebrated number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings In her mesmerizing fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd takes an audacious approach to history and brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebellious and ambitious, with a brilliant mind and a daring spirit. She engages in furtive scholarly pursuits and writes narratives about neglected and silenced women. Ana is expected to marry an older widower, a prospect that horrifies her. An encounter with eighteen-year-old Jesus changes everything. Their marriage evolves with love and conflict, humor and pathos in Nazareth, where Ana makes a home with Jesus, his brothers, and their mother, Mary. Ana's pent-up longings intensify amid the turbulent resistance to Rome's occupation of Israel, partially led by her brother, Judas. She is sustained by her fearless aunt Yaltha, who harbors a compelling secret. When Ana commits a brazen act that puts her in peril, she flees to Alexandria, where startling revelations and greater dangers unfold, and she finds refuge in unexpected surroundings. Ana determines her fate during a stunning convergence of events considered among the most impactful in human history. Grounded in meticulous research and written with a reverential approach to Jesus's life that focuses on his humanity, The Book of Longings is an inspiring, unforgettable account of one woman's bold struggle to realize the passion and potential inside her, while living in a time, place and culture devised to silence her. It is a triumph of storytelling both timely and timeless, from a masterful writer at the height of her powers.

The Book of Longings

The Book of Longings
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : “An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press “A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the celebrated number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret ...

The Book of Longings

The Book of Longings
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Viking
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : "I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus." So begins the new novel from the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings, an extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and ...

The Book of Longings

The Book of Longings
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Tinder Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-18
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Download or read online The Book of Longings written by Sue Monk Kidd, published by Tinder Press which was released on 2021-03-18. Get The Book of Longings Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Ediciones B
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : La autora best seller Sue Monk-Kidd nos traslada a la Judea del siglo I y nos relata la Historia que ya conocemos con la voz de Ana, la mujer de Jesús. «Me llamo Ana y fui la esposa de Jesús, hijo de José de Nazaret.» Ana es una ...

Book of Longing

Book of Longing
  • Author : Leonard Cohen
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart Limited
  • Release Date : 2007-03-27
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Leonard Cohen is one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is Cohen’s eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following his highly acclaimed 1984 title, Book of Mercy, and his hugely successful 1993 publication, Stranger Music, a Globe and Mail national bestseller. ...

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Book Club Kit
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : In her mesmerizing fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd takes an audacious approach to history and brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebellious and ambitious, with ...

The Mermaid Chair

The Mermaid Chair
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-02-03
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Don't miss the extraordinary new novel from Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings - published on 21st April 2020, and available to pre-order now The Mermaid Chair: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller and award-winning novel, from the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of ...

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees
  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Headline Review
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Sue Monk Kidd is an extraordinary storyteller. In "The Secret Life of Bees," she explores a young girl's search for the truth about her mother; her courage to tear down racial barriers; and her joy as she claims her place within a community of women. "Beautifully written."--Ursula Hegi, author ...

Rumi The Book of Love

Rumi  The Book of Love
  • Author : Coleman Barks
  • Publisher : HarperOne
  • Release Date : 2005-01-18
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Now in paperback, this is the definitive collection of America's bestselling poet Rumi's finest poems of love and lovers. In Coleman Barks' delightful and wise renderings, these poems will open your heart and soul to the lover inside and out. 'There are lovers content with longing. I'm not one of ...

Longings of My Heart

Longings of My Heart
  • Author : Ashirah Azriela
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-08-13
  • Total pages : 71
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : This is a book that expresses my relationship with the God of the universe. It is a true record of my life and where I am with God. Too many times we try to look like we are without fault, but it is the Glory of God to save a ...

On Longing

On Longing
  • Author : Susan Stewart
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 213
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : A fascinating analysis of the ways in which everyday objects are narrated to animate or realize certain versions of the world....

Home

Home
  • Author : Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : Bethany House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Heaven Is the Home You've Been Waiting For In this world of fear, trials, and loneliness we often feel adrift--like we're still searching for a place where we can truly make ourselves at home. There's a longing for something more, something that makes us feel like we belong, something that ...

Longings

Longings
  • Author : John Wesley DeKay
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1908
  • Total pages : 79
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Download or read online Longings written by John Wesley DeKay, published by which was released on 1908. Get Longings Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Longings Being a Few Leaves Out of the Book of Life and Intended for the Ones who Understand

Longings  Being a Few Leaves Out of the Book of Life and Intended for the Ones who Understand
  • Author : John W. de Kay
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08-27
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : Download or read online Longings Being a Few Leaves Out of the Book of Life and Intended for the Ones who Understand written by John W. de Kay, published by which was released on 2017-08-27. Get Longings Being a Few Leaves Out of the Book of Life and Intended ...

Latitudes of Longing

Latitudes of Longing
  • Author : Shubhangi Swarup
  • Publisher : One World/Ballantine
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0698408195
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Summary : "A spellbinding work of literature, Latitudes of Longing follows the interconnected lives of characters searching for true intimacy. The novel sweeps across India, from an island, to a valley, a city, and a snow desert to tell a love story of epic proportions. We follow a scientist who studies trees ...