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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Book of Longings

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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
Apr 21, 2020 | ISBN 9780525429760
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    Apr 21, 2020 | ISBN 9780593285961

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Advance praise for The Book of Longings:

“The latest from Sue Monk Kidd introduces us to Ana, a courageous, intelligent woman who marries Jesus long before his public ministry begins. Based on meticulous historical research, this is a humanizing look at Jesus the man, as well as an inspiring story of a strong woman living in a society bent on her silence.” Good Housekeeping

“A well-researched novel about a young Jewish woman, who fights against cultural norms to realize the passion and potential inside her.” Good Morning America

“A daring leap into historical fiction . . . Deeply researched and reverent, The Book of Longingsexplores the importance of women making their voices heard in a time when the powers that be strove to keep them silent.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Richly imagined . . . Ana’s ambition and strong sense of justice make her a sympathetic character for modern readers . . . In addition to providing a woman-centered version of New Testament events, Kidd’s novel is also a vibrant portrait of a woman striving to preserve and celebrate women’s stories—her own and countless others.” Publishers Weekly (starred) 

“An engrossing, briskly paced story in an appealing voice . . . the message about the importance of kindness and the power of women’s voices should resonate strongly with today’s readers.” Booklist

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