Profound River

Cedar Fort
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Dame Juliana Berners was a devout catholic nun who used the rich decorations that adorned the ceremonial robes of her faith to create the first fishing lures, becoming the Mother of Fly-Fishing! From boar-hunting on horseback with nothing but a spear to facing off against greedy priests determined to further impoverish her convent and family of faithful sisters, Dame Juliana's story will surprise and inspire you.
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Cedar Fort
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781462101894
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Religious
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