Signora da Vinci: a novel

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New American Library,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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An enchanting novel on the life and origins of Leonardo da Vinci's mother, as imagined by the author of the "absolutely superb" (Diane Haeger, author of The Secret Bride ) Mademoiselle Boleyn. A young woman named Caterina was only fifteen years old in 1452 when she bore an illegitimate child in the tiny village of Vinci. His name was Leonardo, and he was destined to change the world forever. Caterina suffered much cruelty as an unmarried mother and had no recourse when her boy was taken away from her. But no one knew the secrets of her own childhood, nor could ever have guessed the dangerous and heretical scheme she would devise to protect and watch over her remarkable son. This captivating novel imagines the story of Caterina--the brilliant young woman, the adventurer, the alchemist--during the fascinating period of the Renaissance.
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9780451225801
9781483066509
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subject_facet Artists -- Italy -- Fiction, Biographical fiction, Caterina, -- active 15th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Leonardo, -- da Vinci, -- 1452-1519 -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Italy -- Fiction
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