Bernadette Of Lourdes Paperback
Her Life, Death and Visions
by Therese Taylor;
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Bernadette Of Lourdes
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This biography places Bernadette in the context of her time. She was born into a volatile family and her parent's lives were blighted by economic failure and alcoholism. At the age of fourteen Bernadette was an illiterate child-servant, who suddenly experienced a series of visions of a White Lady in the Grotto of Massabielle. Townspeople, government officials, clergy and journalists were all drawn in, and sought out Bernadette in order to assess her story. A chain of events was set off which made her one of the most famous women in France. Bernadette has to be understood not only in religious terms, but also with reference to themes such as tourism, commercialism, mass-representation and the exploitation of female celebrities.
Bernadette Of Lourdes by Therese Taylor was published by Continuum in September 2008 and is our 36923rd best seller. The ISBN for Bernadette Of Lourdes is 9780826420855.
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Details for Bernadette Of Lourdes
|Author / Artist||Therese Taylor|
|Publisher||Continuum (September 2008)|
|Number of Pages||304|
|Page last updated||6th October 2017|