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REBROADCAST: ‘The Book of Joan’

Lidia Yuknavitch wrote the novel “The Book of Joan,”  about a person who changes the world, Christ-like, a Joan of Arc character,  on a future Earth.
Lidia Yuknavitch wrote the novel “The Book of Joan,” about a person who changes the world, Christ-like, a Joan of Arc character, on a future Earth.

Portland author Lidia Yuknavitch’s novel, “The Book of Joan,” reimagines the character of Joan of Arc in a post-apocalyptic world where the earth has been consumed by war and the remaining humans have become sexless, genderless creatures whose main form of self expression is scarring their own skin. We listen back to a conversation from 2017.

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