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A golden web

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Pub. Date:
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Alessandra is desperate to escape.

Desperate to escape her stepmother, who's locked her away for a year; to escape the cloister that awaits her and the marriage plans that have been made for her; to escape the expectations that limit her and every other girl in fourteenth-century Italy. There's no tolerance in her quiet village for Alessandra and her keen intelligence and unconventional ideas.

In defiant pursuit of her dreams, Alessandra undertakes an audacious quest, her bravery equaled only by the dangers she faces. Disguised and alone in a city of spies and scholars, Alessandra will find a love she could not foresee -- and an enduring fame.

In this exquisite imagining of the centuries-old story of Alessandra Giliani, the world's first female anatomist, acclaimed novelist Barbara Quick gives readers the drama, romance, and rich historical detail for which she is known as she shines a light on an unforgotten -- and unforgettable -- heroine.

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9780061448874
9780061991943
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subject_facet Anatomy. -- Fiction, Bologna (Italy) -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Fiction, Giliani, Alessandra, -- 1307-1326 -- Fiction, Italy -- History -- 1268-1492. -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction
title_display A golden web
title_full A Golden Web, A golden web / Barbara Quick
title_short A golden web
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topic_facet Anatomy, Giliani, Alessandra, Historical Fiction, History, Romance, Sex role, Young Adult Fiction