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jess-wells's picture
Jan.27.2008
The Mandrake Broom, a historical novel based in Europe 1465-1540, dramatizes one woman's courageous fight to save medical knowledge during the witch-burning times.  Meet: Luccia Alimenti, daughter of a medical professor at the University of Salerno, Italy, destined to carry ancient texts and...
maria-espinosa's picture
Jan.09.2008
This is a story about Marranos (also known as anusim, forced ones), secret Jews of Spain who passed as Christians. The story takes place in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Alfonso, a native of Cadiz, learns at the age of thirteen that certain members of his family have remained secretly...