The Resource Stealing Athena : [a novel], Karen Essex, (eaudio)

Stealing Athena : [a novel], Karen Essex, (eaudio)

Label
Stealing Athena : [a novel]
Title
Stealing Athena
Title remainder
[a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Karen Essex
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author of the bestselling Leonardo's swans traverses the centuries into the hearts of two extraordinary women to reveal the passions, ambitions, and controversies surrounding the Elgin Marbles. The Elgin Marbles have been displayed in the British Museum for nearly two hundred years, and for just as long they have been the center of a raging controversy. In Stealing Athena, Karen Essex chronicles the Marbles' amazing journey through the dynamic narratives of Mary Nisbet, wife of the Earl of Elgin, the British ambassador to Constantinople, and Aspasia, the mistress of Perikles, the most powerful man in Athens during that city's Golden Age. At the height of the Napoleonic Wars, the twenty-one-year-old, newly wed Countess of Elgin, a Scottish heiress and celebrated beauty, enchanted the power brokers of the Ottoman Empire, using her charms to obtain their permission for her husband's audacious plan to deconstruct the Parthenon and bring its magnificent sculptures to England. Two millennia earlier, Aspasia, a female philosopher and courtesan, and a central figure in Athenian life, plied her wits, allure, and influence with equal determination, standing with Perikles at the center of vehement opposition to his vision of building the most exquisite monuments the world had ever seen
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Essex, Karen
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3555.S682
LC item number
S74 2008ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Susan Denaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Denaker, Susan
  • OverDrive, Inc
  • Books on Tape, Inc
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  • Ferguson, Mary Nisbet
  • Hamilton, Emma
  • Aspasia
  • Elgin marbles
  • Greece
Label
Stealing Athena : [a novel], Karen Essex, (eaudio)
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Publication
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:34:24
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415949016
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn233203608
  • (OCoLC)233203608
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 266985 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
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Tape width
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Label
Stealing Athena : [a novel], Karen Essex, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:34:24
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415949016
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn233203608
  • (OCoLC)233203608
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 266985 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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