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Beneath a marble sky, John Shors

Label
Beneath a marble sky
Title
Beneath a marble sky
Statement of responsibility
John Shors
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1632, the Emperor of Hindustan, consumed by grief over the death of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, ordered the building of a grand mausoleum to symbolize the greatness of their love. Against scenes of unimaginable wealth and power, there were murderous sibling rivalries and cruel despotism. In Beneath a Marble Sky, Princess Jahanara tells the story of how the Taj Mahal came to be, and describes her own life as an agent in its creation and as a witness to the fateful events surrounding its completion. As a princess and a mother, a sister and a daughter, Jaharana faces impossible choices and discovers the real meaning of her regal birthright
Summary
In seventeenth-century Hindustan, the reigning emperor, grieving over the death of his beloved wife, commissions the construction of the Taj Mahal as a monument to their lasting relationship, in an account narrated by Princess Jahanara, the couple's daughter, who embarks on a love affair with the architect of the landmark. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 50,000 first printing
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129815
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shors, John
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Mumtaz Mahal
  • Shahjahan
  • Jahanara, Begum
  • Memorials
  • India
  • Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of the Taj Mahal
Label
Beneath a marble sky, John Shors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn521754224
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
535 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602858169
Lccn
2010006540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)521754224
Label
Beneath a marble sky, John Shors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn521754224
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
535 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602858169
Lccn
2010006540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)521754224

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