The Resource Glory and the lightning, (ebook)

Glory and the lightning, (ebook)

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Glory and the lightning
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Glory and the lightning
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eng
Summary
New York Times Bestseller: A breathtaking saga of ancient Greece and one of history's most influential political couples, Aspasia and Pericles. Born in the Greek city of Miletus, Aspasia was destined for a life of tragedy. Her wealthy father vowed to abandon any female child, so Aspasia was secreted away, educated independently of her family, and raised as a courtesan. She discovered at an early age how to use her powers of intellect as ingeniously as those of the flesh. Ensconced in the Persian harems of Al Taliph, she meets the man who will change her fate: Pericles, the formidable political leader, statesman, ruler of Athens, and Aspasia's most cherished lover. She becomes his trusted confidante, his equal through scandal, war, and revolt. From the eruption of the Peloponnesian War to violent political and family rivalries to a devastating plague, author Taylor Caldwell plunges the reader into the heart of ancient Athens. In bringing to life the tumultuous love affairs and gripping power struggles of one of history's most complicated and fascinating women, Glory and the Lightning is thrilling proof that "Caldwell never falters when it comes to storytelling" (Publishers Weekly). This eBook features an illustrated biography of Taylor Caldwell including rare images from the author's estate
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Midwest
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1900-1985
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Caldwell, Taylor
Dewey number
813/.5/2
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Aspasia
  • Pericles
  • Mistresses
  • Greece
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Statesmen
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adult
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Glory and the lightning, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504042949
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11816209
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remote
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11816209
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MWT11816209
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Glory and the lightning, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504042949
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11816209
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11816209
System control number
MWT11816209
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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