The Resource The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi, Jacqueline Park, (electronic resource)

The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi, Jacqueline Park, (electronic resource)

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The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi
Title
The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Park
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Language
eng
Summary
A sweeping saga of intrigue and romance set during the Italian Renaissance and told through the eyes of Grazia dei Rossi, a young Jewish woman torn between duty and forbidden romance, who wins our hearts with her recorded secrets of love. Grazia dei Rossi, private secretary to the world-renowned Isabella dEste, is the daughter of an eminent Jewish banker, the wife of the popes Jewish physician, and the lover of a Christian prince. In a secret book, written as a legacy for her son, she records her struggles to choose between the seductions of the Christian world and a return to the family, traditions, and duties to her Jewish roots. As she re-creates Renaissance Italy in captivating detail, Jacqueline Park gives us a timeless portrait of a brave and brilliant woman trapped in an unforgiving, inflexible society
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In 16th century Italy, the daughter of a Jewish banker, Grazia dei Rossi, falls in love with a Christian nobleman. His family rejects her, and she goes on to marry a Jewish doctor. However, the marriage lacks passion and when she has a child it is by the nobleman.
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Character
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005724
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Park, Jacqueline
Dewey number
C813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Grazia dei Rossi novels (Jacqueline Park)
Series volume
0001
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  • Women
  • Jewish women
  • European fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi, Jacqueline Park, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11380434
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770898905
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380434
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The secret book of Grazia dei Rossi, Jacqueline Park, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11380434
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770898905
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380434
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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