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By Barbara Quick

Alessandra is wanting to escape.

Desperate to flee her stepmother, who's locked her away for a yr; to flee the cloister that awaits her and the wedding plans which were made for her; to flee the expectancies that restrict her and each different lady in fourteenth-century Italy. There's no tolerance in her quiet village for Alessandra and her prepared intelligence and unconventional ideas.

In defiant pursuit of her desires, Alessandra undertakes an audacious quest, her bravery equaled in simple terms via the risks she faces. Disguised and by myself in a urban of spies and students, Alessandra will discover a love she couldn't foresee -- and an everlasting fame.

In this beautiful imagining of the centuries-old tale of Alessandra Giliani, the world's first woman anatomist, acclaimed novelist Barbara fast supplies readers the drama, romance, and wealthy historic aspect for which she is named she shines a mild on an unforgotten -- and unforgettable -- heroine.

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