The story of a teenage Mary Magdalene-here called Miriam-is finally told... When the world goes dark and her mind explodes within her, Miriam's future is shattered. In ancient Israel such seizures make her unclean. If anyone finds out about them, she will be an outcast. Only Abraham-the son of Hannah, her caretaker-shares her secret. Abraham, too, is afflicted-a perfect mind in an imperfect body-and to the villagers he is an idiot. To Miriam he is a savior...
by Donna Jo Napoli
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