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Publisher Comments:

The return of a classic, by bestselling author Pamela Kaufman. "Richly rewarding, superbly written. . . . The richness of the characters, the historical details, and the story as a whole make this novel a memorable reading experience."Chicago Sun-Times Eleven-year-old Alix is the daughter of the baron of Wanthwaite, whose lands along the Scottish border are among the best in England. But when her family is killed and her lands seized, Alix is forced to flee from the only home she's ever known. Her one hope of restoring her inheritance is to plead her case to King Richard the Lion Heart, who is far away in France, preparing to go on his Crusade. Alix resolves to follow him. She cuts her hair, dresses as a boy, and takes the road south to London. Disguised as a beautiful young boy, Alix is more than befriended by the handsome and mysterious King Richard, even becoming his favorite page. Their relationship sets tongues wagging and places Alix in considerable danger as the battle for Jerusalem unfolds. From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Pamela Kaufman, Ph.D., is the author of The Book of Eleanor, a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Banners

of Gold, the sequel to Shield of Three Lions—all available from Crown Publishers and Three Rivers Press. She lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307545794
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Subject:
History
Author:
Kaufman, Pamela
Subject:
Crusades
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020723
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
496

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