Pope Joan (Paperback) by Donna Woolfolk Cross

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In this ninth-century tale, Joan's older brother is slaughtered by the Vikings, and she adopts his identity, becoming a monk and a scholar. Eventually, she travels to Rome, becomes drawn into the complex politics of the Vatican, and is elected pope.
Rebelling against medieval strictures forbidding the education of women, young Joan assumes the identity of her murdered brother and is initiated into the monastery of Fulda, where she distinguishes herself as a great Christian scholar before relocating to Rome and becoming a powerful force in religious politics. Original.
Number of Pages: 425
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Action + Thrillers, Love + Relationships + Sex, Types of Characters, Politics, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Broadway Books
Language: English
Street Date: June 9, 2009
TCIN: 11398542
UPC: 9780307452368
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2783
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