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The Resource Cleopatra : a life, Stacy Schiff

Cleopatra : a life, Stacy Schiff

Label
Cleopatra : a life
Title
Cleopatra
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Stacy Schiff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world
Summary
Separates fact from fiction to reconstruct the life of the most influential woman of her era, revealing Cleopatra as a complex woman and shrewd monarch whose life and death reshaped the ancient world
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
365678
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 932.021092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Cleopatra : a life, Stacy Schiff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
That Egyptian woman -- Dead men don't bite -- Cleopatra captures the old man by magic -- The golden age never was the present age -- Man is by nature a political creature -- We must often shift the sails when we wish to arrive in port -- An object of gossip for the whole world -- Illicit affairs and bastard children -- The wickedest woman in history
Control code
5524290
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
394, 13 pages
Isbn
9780316001946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780316001946
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn741733835
  • (OCoLC)741733835
Label
Cleopatra : a life, Stacy Schiff
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
That Egyptian woman -- Dead men don't bite -- Cleopatra captures the old man by magic -- The golden age never was the present age -- Man is by nature a political creature -- We must often shift the sails when we wish to arrive in port -- An object of gossip for the whole world -- Illicit affairs and bastard children -- The wickedest woman in history
Control code
5524290
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
394, 13 pages
Isbn
9780316001946
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780316001946
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn741733835
  • (OCoLC)741733835

Library Locations

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      1928 Railroad Street, Statham, GA, 30666, US
      33.96286 -83.593605
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