Jean Marie Ivey’s New Book “The Vine and the Cross” Is an Evocative Time-traveling Journey Celebrating the Music, History, Culture, and Faith of the Republic of Georgia

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Recent release “The Vine and the Cross” from Page Publishing author Jean Marie Ivey is a stirring work of fiction bringing the music, landscape, and people in Georgian history to life.

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Jean Marie Ivey, a great-grandmother, writer and image maker, folk choir director and singer, and living near Acadia National Park, Maine, has completed her book “The Vine and the Cross”: a compelling story inspired by the author’s own musical tours to the former Soviet republic of Georgia.

In 1987, during the Cold War, Alexandra, on a singing tour to the Republic of Georgia, USSR, found herself transported, through the Georgian music, to the fourth century AD, in a mystical journey full of mystery, romance, martyrdom, and ultimate faith that brought Christianity to that country.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Jean Marie Ivey’s book is a fascinating glimpse of a history and culture little-known to Western readers
Readers who wish to experience this engrossing work can purchase “The Vine and the Cross” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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