The Resource Pope Joan : a novel, Donna Woolfolk Cross

Pope Joan : a novel, Donna Woolfolk Cross

Label
Pope Joan : a novel
Title
Pope Joan
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Donna Woolfolk Cross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Denied the priesthood by society's rules, young Joan seizes her opportunity to join a monastery when she assumes her murdered brother's identity and takes the name John Anglicus. Putting her brilliant mind to good use, she excels as a scholar and healer. Joan eventually finds her way to Rome, where the lures of passion and politics threaten to expose her secret. But Joan rises above even these obstacles to achieve the pinnacle of Catholic power--the Papacy
Title
Pope Joan
Creator
Summary
Berated for being intelligent and scholarly, Joan dons her dead brother's clothes, assumes a man's identity, and gains respect and authority as well as the title of pope
Subject
Genre
Award
Award/Notable book
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009348
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Donna Woolfolk Cross
Label
Pope Joan : a novel, Donna Woolfolk Cross
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Crown, c1996
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Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Three Rivers Press ed.
Extent
425 p.
Isbn
9780307452368
Lccn
2008051919
Other physical details
ill.
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  • .b16083556
  • .b16083556
System control number
(OCoLC)264043819

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