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Prodigal Daughter free pdf A deep-seated questioning of her inherited religion resurfaces when Myrna Kostash chances upon the icon of St Demetrius of Thessalonica. A spiritual and historical 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 and the Greek Orthodox religion and history, as well as to fans of Kostash's bold creative non-fiction.

About Myrna Kostash

Myrna Kostash's creative nonfiction continues to define and push the limits of the genre. Since the publication of All of Baba's Children in 1977, she has been a strong voice in depicting the Ukrainian-Canadian experience and its roots in European history. Her award-winning memoirs, essays, and other writing, along with her avid participation in the literary community, have garnered Kostash popular and critical acclaim at home and abroad. Most recently, she won the 2010 Writers' Trust Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life. She lives in Edmonton.

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Author : Myrna Kostash
Publisher : University of Alberta Press
Data Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN : 0888645341
EAN : 9780888645340
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 328 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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