New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous book

The Mapmaker's Daughter

A novel by

How Far Would You Go To Stay True to Yourself?

Spain, 1492. On the eve of the Jewish expulsion from Spain, Amalia Riba stands at a crossroads. In a country violently divided by religion, she must either convert to Christianity and stay safe, or remain a Jew and risk everything.

It's a choice she's been walking toward her whole life, from the days of her youth when her family lit the Shabbat candles in secret. Back then, she saw the vast possibility of the world, outlined in the beautiful pen and ink maps her father created. But the world has shifted and contracted since then.

The Mapmaker's Daughter is a stirring novel about identity, exile, and what it means to be home.

"A close look at the great costs and greater rewards of being true to who you really are. A lyrical journey to the time when the Jews of Spain were faced with the wrenching choice of deciding their future as Jews - a pivotal period of history and inspiration today." - Margaret George, New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth I

"The many twists and turns in the life of the mapmaker's daughter, Amalia, mirror the tenuous and harrowing journey of the Jewish community in fifteenth-century Iberia, showing how family and faith overcame even the worst the Inquisition could inflict on them." - Anne Easter Smith, author of Royal Mistress and A Rose for the Crown

"A powerful love story ignites these pages, making the reader yearn for more as they come to know Amalia and Jamil, two of the most compelling characters in recent historical fiction. An absolute must-read!" - Michelle Moran, author of The Second Empress and Madam Tussaud

Similar Books by other authors...

And After the Fire
Lauren Belfer

People of the Book
Geraldine Brooks

The Mathematician's Shiva
Stuart Rojstaczer

Small Great Things
(Ruth Jefferson, book 1)

Jodi Picoult
Used availability for Laurel Corona's The Mapmaker's Daughter

See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US

Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Mapmaker's Daughter
Author(s): Laurel Corona
ISBN: 1-4022-8649-X / 978-1-4022-8649-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Mapmaker's Daughter
Author(s): Laurel Corona
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Search for