Prodigal Daughter: A Journey to Byzantium - Wayfarer (Paperback)Myrna Kostash (author)
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 21/09/2010
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A deep-seated questioning of her inherited religion resurfaces when Myrna Kostash chances upon the icon of St. Demetrius of Thessalonica. A historical, cultural and spiritual odyssey that begins in Edmonton, ranges around the Balkans, and plunges into a renewed vision of Byzantium in search of the Great Saint of the East delivers the author to an unexpected place-the threshold of her childhood church. An epic work of travel memoir, Prodigal Daughter sings with immediacy and depth, rewarding readers with a profound sense of an adventure they have lived. This book will appeal to readers interested in Ukrainian-Canadian culture, the Eastern Church, and medieval history, as well as to fans of Kostash's bold creative nonfiction.
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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