Peter N. Névraumont has worked
at jobs as varied as a copyboy for New Yorks Daily News
and an assistant producer at Universal Pictures. In between and
beyond, he was a reporter for Womens Ware Daily (now
W); an editor at Macmillan when it still published such luminaries
as William Yeats and Elizabeth Kubler-Ross; managing editor of the
Columbia University Forum; national director of advertising
and publicity at Films Incorporated; vice president of Ruby Street
stationary; and publisher at Névraumont Publishing Company
which over the last decade has packaged thirty illustrated natural
history book written by world-class scientists and produced to art
hook standards. He is an accomplished writer, skilled editor, dogged
researcher, and multi-award winning art director.
All these talents and experiences have
come together and been applied to writing and producing The Sacred
Heart of Jesus: A Visual History. The book is a result of a
lifetime of fascination and devotion to this mystical symbol.
In an attempt to present a comprehensive
account of the Sacred Heart, he has researched museums, libraries,
universities, Church archives, and private collections in Europe,
North and South America, and Africa for rare and revealing art featuring
this symbol. He has sought the consult of the worlds leading
scholars of the history of and devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
With its extensive bibliography, chronology of the history of Sacred
Heart, lists of every Sacred Heart church and school in North America,
links to Sacred Heart organizations and artist, and unparalleled
sequence of Sacred Heart images from the 1st century to the present,
the book will be the most comprehensive presentation of the subject
Of French-Belgian ancestry, he traces
his lineage to the Merovingian Dynasty through Chlotar I.