Longings.

by Tracy Stern

Publisher: Joseph

Written in English
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ISBN 100718132408
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  The Book of Longings. A Novel. By Sue Monk Kidd; $ ($) In her mesmerizing fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd, the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings, takes an audacious approach to history and brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman.   THE BOOK OF LONGINGS (Book): Kidd, Sue Monk: "In her fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebellious and ambitious, a relentless seeker with a brilliant, curious mind and a daring spirit.   I was glad to have the opportunity to read The Book of Longings as an advanced reader’s copy, before its launch date of Ap Sue Monk Kidd is the acclaimed author of the best selling The Secret Life of Bees, and she also wrote one of my all-time favorite novels, The Invention of Wings.(See my blog review of that here.) She still writes well, but this new theme proved to be a bit.   Buy The Book of Longings: From the author of the international bestseller THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES by Monk Kidd, Sue (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(43).

THE BOOK OF LONGINGS is her story. In this deft, moving book, Kidd introduces Ana as a restless year-old whose greatest desire is to be the “chronicler of lost stories” the one who preserves the tales “of the matriarchs in the Scriptures,” who, she observes, have been overlooked in favor of men. Get this from a library! The book of longings. [Sue Monk Kidd] -- "In her fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of.   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.

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You’ll be able to share your thoughts, connect with readers across the country, ask Sue your questions about the book, and get a behind-the. The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd will be published April 21st with Tinder Press. It is described as a glorious evocation of a time and a place where astounding events unfolded, and of one womans fate when she fights to make her voice heard' and is a book that /5.

Praise for The Book of Longings: “I kept having to close this novel and breathe deeply, again and again. A radical re­imagining of the New Testament that reflects on women's longing and silencing and awakening, it is a true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed “[Kidd’s] painstaking research and artful crafting of setting and character ensures that The Book of Longings is /5().

With these opening words, Sue Monk Kidd launches into Longings. book ambitious new novel, "The Book of Longings." JavaScript is required for full functionality on this website, but scripting is currently. 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.

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The Book of Longings renders Jesus in a way that foregrounds his humanity, from his struggle with the stigma conferred upon him by the circumstances of his birth to his smile, which is “a broad, crooked arrangement on his face” (page 86).

Ana also finds him to be “a peacemaker and provocateur in equal measures” (page ), a man who Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings,etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee.

She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E. office supplies. The Book of Longings Sue Monk Kidd. Viking, $28 Longings.

book ISBN Buy this book. Reviewed by Norah Piehl. The latest from Kidd (The Secret Life Longings. book Bees. Praise. Praise for The Book of Longings: “I kept having to close this novel and breathe deeply, again and again. A radical re­imagining of the New Testament that reflects on women’s longing and silencing and awakening, it is a true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed “[Kidd’s] painstaking research and artful crafting of setting and character ensures that The Book of.

The idea for “The Book of Longings” came to Kidd in October when she read a National Geographic article about a fragment of an ancient manuscript suggesting that. The Book of Longings is well named, well inspired, and well imagined—a superlative effort from a writer at the top of her game.

The Book of Longings is well named, well inspired, and well imagined—a superlative effort from a writer at the top of her game.3/4(6). The Book of Longings is the bold new novel from Sue Monk Kidd, the author of the Secret Life of Bees.

In the book, Kidd imagines if Jesus had a wife. Read our review. The latest from the author of The Secret Life of Bees is bold.

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$ Free shipping. Picture Information. Opens image Seller Rating: % positive. “The Book of Longings,” by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking) “I am Ana.

I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder.” With these opening words, Sue Monk Kidd launches into her ambitious new novel, “The Book of Longings.” Ana is a force to be reckoned with.

The Book of Longings – Excerpt. I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder.

He said he heard rumblings inside me while I slept, a sound like thunder from far over the Nahal Zippori valley or even farther beyond the Jordan. I don’t doubt he heard something.

Behold: Into this controversial arena now steps Sue Monk Kidd with “The Book of Longings,” a novel about Jesus’s a story from Kidd.

The Book of Longings | "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 Brand: Viking.

Praise for The Book of Longings: “I kept having to close this novel and breathe deeply, again and again. A radical re­imagining of the New Testament that reflects on women's longing and silencing and awakening, it is a true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed “[Kidd’s] painstaking research and artful crafting of setting and character ensures that The Book of Longings is.

Inthe trouble with Mrs. Christ erupted again over a theological thriller called “The Da Vinci Code.” Weaving together. “The Book of Longings” does make clear sense of the politics of the time, and the threat that Jesus poses to the Roman occupiers. It also has all. Her book of poetry The Moon Is Always Female is considered a seminal feminist text.

Piercy’s other works include Woman on the Edge of Time, The Longings of Women, and City of Darkness, City of Light. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, radio personality and author Ira Wood, with whom she cowrote the novel Storm : Open Road Media.

The Book of Longings Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin Publishing pp. ISBN Summary An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings. Ana is raised in a wealthy family with ties to the ruler of Galilee.

“The Book of Longings,” by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking) “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder.” With these. BOOK REVIEW “THE BOOK OF LONGINGS” By Sue Monk Kidd (Viking, $28) Grade: A “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth.

I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little. The Book of Longings “I absolutely could not put this book down. Sue Monk Kidd has written a narrative that not only centers on women who are missing from or largely ignored in scriptural accounts, but it focuses on their voices, stories, and hardships — their everyday lives and bigger-than-everyday longings.

The Book of Longings (Book): Kidd, Sue Monk: "Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of Galilee, [Ana] is rebellious and ambitious, a relentless seeker with a brilliant, curious mind and a daring spirit Defying the expectations placed on women, she engages in furtive scholarly pursuits and writes secret narratives about neglected and silenced women.

When she meets. The Book of Longings (Book): Kidd, Sue Monk: "In her fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebellious and ambitious, a relentless seeker with a brilliant, curious mind and a daring spirit.

“The Book of Longings,” by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking) “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder.”.

Title: The Book Of Longings: A Novel Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Ap Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English.

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 Seller Rating: % positive."The Book of Longings," by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking) "I am Ana.

I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder." With these opening. 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.