Summary: Fleeing a personal trauma, Kate Fordham goes to the city of Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors in Spain, scraping by with an unfulfilling job in a busy bar. One day she finds a scrap of paper hidden in the glorious gardens of the Alhambra. It is a message from another era, undiscovered since before the Fall of Granada in 1492, when the city was surrendered to Queen Isabella and King...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH
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Summary: From award-winning author G. Willow Wilson, The Bird King is an epic journey set during the reign of the last sultan in the Iberian peninsula at the height of the Spanish Inquisition. G. Willow Wilson's debut novel Alif the Unseen was an NPR and Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and it established her as a vital American Muslim literary voice. Now she delivers The Bird King , a stunning...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019
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Summary: Set in 14th century Barcelona, the 80-year construction of the Church of Santa Maria affects the lives of the citizens, those who devoted their lives to building it, and those who were sheltered there.
Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2008
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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR