The Resource Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV, Karleen Koen, (electronic resource)

Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV, Karleen Koen, (electronic resource)

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Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV
Title
Before Versailles
Title remainder
a novel of Louis XIV
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Karleen Koen
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eng
Summary
Before Versailles transports you to a world of secret passions and plots, a world of duplicity and malice...a world that created one of the best-known monarchs to grace the French throne. At the most decisive time in the young king's life, Louis XIV can taste the danger. His court teems with greed and corruption, the wrong woman draws him into a wrenching love affair, and a mysterious boy in an iron mask haunts the woods. The untried ruler is coming into his own in 1661, and Louis XIV must face what he is willing to sacrifice for honor and for love. Meticulously researched and gorgeously brought to life by New York Times bestselling author Karleen Koen, Before Versailles offers up a sumptuous, authentic exploration of a time that forged a man into a king
Summary
Assuming the responsibilities of governing France after the death of his prime minister, Louis XIV embarks on a love affair with his sister-in-law, Henriette, triggering a scandal that is complicated by a finance minister's growing power and a mysterious boy with an iron mask
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Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
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392289
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Midwest
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Koen, Karleen
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813/.54
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • France
  • France
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adult
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a novel of Louis XIV
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Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV, Karleen Koen, (electronic resource)
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MWT11433331
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781402275913
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11433331
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Before Versailles : a novel of Louis XIV, Karleen Koen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402275913
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433331
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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