The cloister : a novel
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New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2017.
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Central - Adult Fiction  2 available
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Book
Edition
First Edition.
Physical Desc
364 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780385541275, 0385541279

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Father Michael Kavanagh is shocked to see a friend from his seminary days named Runner Malloy at the altar of his humble Inwood community parish. Wondering about their past, he wanders into the medieval haven of The Cloisters, and begins a conversation with a lovely and intriguing museum guide, Rachel Vedette. Rachel, a scholar of medieval history, has retreated to the quiet of The Cloisters after her harrowing experience as a Jewish woman in France during the Holocaust. She ponders her late father's greatest intellectual work: a study demonstrating the relationship between the famously discredited monk Peter Abelard and Jewish scholars. Something about Father Kavanagh makes Rachel think he might appreciate her continued studies, and she shares with him the work that cost her father his life. At the center of these interrelated stories is the classic romance between the great scholar Peter Abelard and his intellectual equal Héloïse. For Rachel, Abelard is the key to understanding her people's place in intellectual history. For Kavanagh, he is a doorway to understanding the life he might have had outside of the Church -- from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Carroll, J. (2017). The cloister: a novel (First Edition.). Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carroll, James, 1943-. 2017. The Cloister: A Novel. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Carroll, James, 1943-. The Cloister: A Novel New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Carroll, James. The Cloister: A Novel First Edition., Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2017.

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