Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint

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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
HarperOne
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.39 X 7.94 X 0.54 inches | 0.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061189180
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About the Author

Donald Spoto received his PhD from Fordham University in 1971. He is author of twenty-nine books published in more than twenty-six languages.

Reviews

"Thought provoking and very readable... Joan's story is significant and should be retold...."--United Press International
"I have never read a biography that affected me so deeply as a Catholic or as a woman."--Sr. Joan Chittister, author of Called to Question and columnist for The National Catholic Reporter
"[Spoto] approaches his subject with the sophistication of a historian and the admiration of a true believer."--Washington Post
"A magnificent introduction to one of the most misunderstood and controversial of all the saints."--James Martin, SJ, editor of America Magazine, author of My Life With the Saints
"Spoto's new biography is like bringing reality TV into a 15th century courtroom . . .a stunning miscarriage of justice."--Denver Post
"Spoto is a surprisingly apt biographer for [Joan] ...."--Slate
"Donald Spoto is one of the best biographers in the world today. "--Acclaimed biographer Mary S. Lovell, author of the national bestselling The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family
"A worthy contribution to a renewed understanding of a figure who still speaks to today's realities."--Library Journal
"A fresh and definitive biography in the context of Joan of Arc's times."--International Herald Tribune
"[An] engaging, and at times gripping, biography."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"...a lively, accessible book ...with a cogent discussion of faith, mystery and early church politics."--Washington Times