Author: Polly Schoyer Brooks
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; First Paperback Edition edition (October 25, 1999)
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Beyond the Myth book.
Beyond the Myth book. The king was going mad.
The king was going mad. Polly Schoyer Brooks.
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The author, Polly Brooks does an excellent job setting the stage for Joan of Arc's remarkable life. 3 people found this helpful. The books opens up describing the King of France Charles VI descent into insanity. His Queen Isabella is unfaithful. She is sleeping with the King's younger brother Louis of Orleans.
Polly Schoyer Brooks.
Getting beyond the myths about Joan of Arc. By Thriftbooks. com User, February 4, 2004.
Little more than a year after her astounding triumphs-uniting the nation and securing the throne for Charles VII with her victory over the English at -old Joan was imprisoned on charges of witchcraft and sorcery, tried for heresy, and burned at the stake. Polly Schoyer Brooks's detailed narrative unveils the spirited young woman who became a patron saint and continues to inspire courage and faith.
She admires Joan as entirely human, practical . An excellent bibliography of other biographies and studies of Joan of Arc is appended.
She admires Joan as entirely human, practical, courageous-an occasionally headstrong gift whose faith comes naturally in a credulous age. An author's note points out that ""the only way a female with strong convictions on public events could be heard in that male-oriented society, was to claim some visionary experience. B&w photos and reproductions of artworks; index.