Ana is born in Galilee at a time when women are seen as possessions, only leaving their fathers' homes to marry.
Ana longs to control her destiny. Taught to read despite her mother's misgivings, she wants to be a writer and to find her own voice. A voice that will speak for the silenced women around her.
Sue Monk Kidd
Sue Monk Kidd is a writer from Sylvester, Georgia, USA, best known for her novels The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.