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Author Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945.

Title The song of Bernadette [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 09 min.)) : digital.
Series Religious miracle fiction series
Religious miracle fiction series.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Johanna Ward.
Summary The Song of Bernadette is considered one of the twentieth century's greatest novels of triumphant religious faith. How the book came to be written is itself an inspirational and even miraculous story. In 1940, famed Austrian author Franz Werfel and his wife were on a desperate flight from the Nazi invaders, whom Franz had publicly denounced. Repeatedly thwarted in their attempts to cross the French border, they found temporary refuge in Lourdes, home of the famous shrine where Bernadette received visions of the Virgin Mary and where millions come in faith to seek a miracle. Werfel became fascinated with Bernadette's story and began to visit the sacred grotto every day, swearing that, should he and his wife be granted escape from the Nazis, he would write the story of Bernadette for all the world. Franz's prayers were answered, and in America he wrote his masterpiece, The Song of Bernadette, a beautiful fusion of faith and craft.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Bernadette, Saint, 1844-1879 -- Fiction.
Christian women saints -- France -- Lourdes -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Miracle workers -- France -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
France -- Fiction.
Added Author Ward, Johanna. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781483063126 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483063127 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10878662
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