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Kathryn Harrison

Biography

Kathryn Harrison

Kathryn Harrison is the author of the novels ENVY, THE SEAL WIFE, THE BINDING CHAIR, POISON, EXPOSURE and THICKER THAN WATER. She has also written the memoirs THE KISS and THE MOTHER KNOT; a travel memoir, THE ROAD TO SANTIAGO; a biography, SAINT THERESE OF LISIUEX; and a collection of essays, SEEKING RAPTURE. She lives in New York with her husband, the novelist Colin Harrison, and their children.

Kathryn Harrison

Books by Kathryn Harrison

by Kathryn Harrison - Biography, History, Nonfiction

In JOAN OF ARC: A LIFE TRANSFIGURED, Kathryn Harrison gives us a Joan for our time --- a shining exemplar of unshakable faith, extraordinary courage, and self-confidence during a brutally rigged ecclesiastical inquisition and in the face of her death by burning. Deftly weaving historical fact, myth, folklore, artistic representations, and centuries of scholarly and critical interpretation into a compelling narrative, she restores Joan of Arc to her rightful position as one of the greatest heroines in all of human history.

by Kathryn Harrison - Fiction, Historical Fiction

After Rasputin’s body is pulled from the icy waters of the Neva River, his 18-year-old daughter, Masha, is sent to live at the imperial palace with Tsar Nikolay and his headstrong son Prince Alyosha, and Bolsheviks place the royal family under house arrest. As Russia descends into civil war, Masha and Alyosha find solace in each other’s company.