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The Mother of Joan of Arc She walks one hundred miles to kneel at the statue of Mary. In Le Puy’s cold cathedral, she prays for her daughter, one mother to another. Her prayer is the mother’s longing– as it was at the birth that first ripped her open– to hold what her body made not see the flesh of her flesh burn like paper. By Joan Sigiel
“ Girl in Hyacinth Blue” By Susan Vreeland ''Girl in Hyacinth Blue'' begins in present-day America and ends in the 17th-century Netherlands, scrolling backward as each chapter accounts for the painting's role in the life of one of its owners.”