The Resource The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance, Jeanne Kalogridis, (electronic resource)

The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance, Jeanne Kalogridis, (electronic resource)

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The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance
Title
The scarlet contessa
Title remainder
a novel of the Italian Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Kalogridis
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daughter of the Duke of Milan and wife of the conniving Count Girolamo Riario, Caterina Sforza was the bravest warrior Renaissance Italy ever knew. She ruled her own lands, fought her own battles, and openly took lovers whenever she pleased.Her remarkable tale is told by her lady-in-waiting, Dea, a woman knowledgeable in reading the "triumph cards," the predecessor of modern-day Tarot. As Dea tries to unravel the truth about her husband's murder, Caterina single-handedly holds off invaders who would steal her title and lands. However, Dea's reading of the cards reveals that Caterina cannot withstand a third and final invader-none other than Cesare Borgia, son of the corrupt Pope Alexander VI, who has an old score to settle with Caterina. Trapped inside the Fortress at Ravaldino as Borgia's cannons pound the walls, Dea reviews Caterina's scandalous past and struggles to understand their joint destiny, while Caterina valiantly tries to fight off Borgia's unconquerable army
Summary
A skilled reader in fortune-telling cards, Dea, a widowed lady-in-waiting to Renaissance Italy's Caterina Sforza, struggles to unravel the truth about her husband's murder while witnessing her mistress's bold triumphs and receiving a precognitive warning about an invasion by Cesare Borgia
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technical information on music
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10090927
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Midwest
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Kalogridis, Jeanne
Dewey number
813
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fiction
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Read by Wanda McCaddon
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  • McCaddon, Wanda
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True
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  • Nobility
  • Renaissance
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adult
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Label
The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance, Jeanne Kalogridis, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10756246
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400197538
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT10756246
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance, Jeanne Kalogridis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756246
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400197538
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756246
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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