Prodigal Daughter

Prodigal Daughter

A Journey to Byzantium

Book - 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: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780888645340
Branch Call Number: 914.9604 KOS 2010 22
Characteristics: 337 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm

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