How To Become A Virgin
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The night he loses his virginity, he becomes Dean. Amy Wagner names him-and she would know best. Amy knows all kinds of things that Dean doesn't understand-things about sex, music, and the darker side of life. All Dean knows is his safe suburban home with his parents, books, and imaginary games. Until now, he's been able to hide his true identity, even from himself.
How did the Virgin Mary, about whom very little is said in the Gospels, become one of the most powerful and complex religious figures in the world? To arrive at the answers to this far-reaching question, one of our foremost medieval historians, Miri Ru