Young Joan

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Research interest in luxury and consumption in Renaissance Italy; Florentine family and political life; the Tuscan contado. And it turns out they weren't exactly living lives of "bare bones subsistence," either. I understand Noble so well and have been in her head for so long that I’m excited to share some other voices with the world. Horses, dragons, knights and maidens appeal to girls and boys of various age groups. Among the survivors is a 16-year-old boy named Succat...who is sold in the slave market to a merciless ruler.

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Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks; Unabridged edition (November 1, 2001)

ISBN: 0786120770

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