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Eleanor"s Rebellion

A Mother, Her Son, and Her Secret

by David Siff

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424864M
ISBN 10037540175X
ISBN 109780375401756
OCLC/WorldCa42968046

stars but rounding down to 3 because the extreme lack of Eleanor in a book titled "Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life" was a little disappointing. As a book on the men in Eleanor's life and Feudal Europe in the 12th century this was solid. I was never bored and I 4/5(). The Traveler: Chimera Rebellion is the first book in The Book of Eleanor series and is a great start to this new series. The characters are well developed, intelligent, and likable. The storyline is well written and intriguing, with time travel, a long-lost book, mystery, history, magic, curses, secrets, suspense, and /5(30).

Eleanor was the daughter and heiress of William X, duke of Aquitaine and count of Poitiers, who possessed one of the largest domains in France—larger, in fact, than those held by the French William’s death in she inherited the duchy of Aquitaine and in July married the heir to the French throne, who succeeded his father, Louis VI, the following month. A Michael L. Printz Honor Book for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Eleanor & Park is the winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Best Fiction Book. A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of An NPR Best Book of

  The story of Eleanor of Brittany is one that highlights how women in the Middle Ages could feel truly powerless, if the men around them wanted it so. Her story also highlights the limitations of the Great Charter, or Magna Carta as it is better known, in protecting and supporting the rights of women – even princesses. Eleanor was born around ; she was the daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet. David Pilling is the author of Reiver ( avg rating, ratings, 41 reviews, published ), The Wolf Cub ( avg rating, ratings, 8 reviews, /5().


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An interesting story might lurk in "Eleanor's Rebellion," but a lot of it is lost in poor editing. This book is ruined by run-on sentences that point to the wrong objects, use of parentheses when another sentence would work better, and switching from past to present tense and back to past again David, the author (and protagonist) studied writing in college, but it's not evident in his book/5(8).

Eleanor's Rebellion: A Mother, Her Son and Her Secret [Siff, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eleanor's Rebellion: A Mother, Her Son and Her Secret/5(8). The Traveler: Chimera Rebellion is the first book in The Book of Eleanor Series by Shannon Nemechek.

It is a time travel fantasy- with magic, mystery, witches, history, war, love, suspense, drama, action and adventure. This has the feel of “Outlander”, but with a flavour all its own/5(31). ELEANOR'S REBELLION. A Mother, Her Son, and Her Secret. BUY NOW FROM. Eleanors Rebellion book BARNES & NOBLE Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Get this from a library. Eleanor's rebellion: a mother, her son, and her secret. [David Siff] -- In a heartfelt account of the relationship between a son and his mother, the author describes his discovery at the age of forty that he had been adopted, his out-of-wedlock birth, his adoption by a.

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It pulled me in right from the start and I was hooked. The story includes romance, danger, and s:   Darren Baker’s The Two Eleanors of Henry III: The Lives of Eleanor of Provence and Eleanor de Montfort is a truly engaging book, delving into the lives of two very different women, friends who were on opposing sides during the Second Baron’s War and the rebellion of Simon de Montfort.

Eleanor of Aquitaine () was one of the most powerful and influential figures of the Middle Ages. Inheriting a vast estate at the age of 15 made her the most sought-after bride of her. The Revolt of –74 was a rebellion against King Henry II of England by three of his sons, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their rebel revolt ended in failure after eighteen months; Henry's rebellious family members had to resign themselves to.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. This heart-squeezing story about first love, and all its complications, unfolds as Eleanor and Park work through their daily challenges, from school bullying to abuse at home. It’s an incredibly charming book with an ending that will leaves readers wanting more.

$11 AT BARNES & NOBLE. Eleanor of Provence was born in the province of her name in She has come to England at the age of twelve to marry the king, Henry III. He’s sixteen years older, but was a boy when he ascended the throne. He’s a kind, sensitive sort whose only personal attachments to.

FitzMaurice first attacked the English colony at Kerrycurihy south of Cork city in Junebefore attacking Cork itself and those native lords who refused to join the rebellion. FitzMaurice's force of 4, men went on to besiege Kilkenny, seat of the Earls of Ormonde, in response, Sidney mobilised English troops, who marched south from Dublin and another landed by sea in Cork.

Book reviews. Eleanor’s Rebellion: A Mother, Her Son, and Her Secret David Siff Review by Diane Stresing. September Eleanor's Rebellion: A Mother, Her Son, and Her Secret Adoption is an ancient arrangement dating back to biblical times and probably even earlier.

Even so, it was not until the s that adoption was legally recognized in. Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – 1 April ) was queen consort of France (–) and England (–) and duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (–). As the heir of the House of Poitiers, rulers in southwestern France, she was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the High Middle was patron of literary figures such as Wace, Benoît.

Book review of Rebellion Against Henry III. by David Pilling. Darren Baker│18 June │ Get review │ Order book. Even by modern standards, the reign of Henry III is a long one, 56 years between and Perhaps not surprisingly, he had to.

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Eleanor still remembers Delta after ten years and knows he is searching for her. Throughout the course of the game, she will mentally communicate with him through their pair bond connection and.

“If You Ask Me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt” by Eleanor Roosevelt, edited by Mary Jo Binker c, Atria Books $ / $ Canada. Eleanor's Rebellion: A Mother, Her Son, and Her Secret David Siff, Author Alfred A. Knopf $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book For the first year and a half of his life, Siff lived in.

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Rebellion is a very unique book in the world of government-he Deciding to follow the clues leading to the unknown, and possibly non-existent, elite society of assassins, Eleanor /5(32).Can they protect the book and save themselves or will the prophecy be fulfilled? ***Due to the nature of the storyline (war, romance, and witches, etc), this story comes with a warning for adults 18+ Due to violence, cursing, and sexual situations.

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