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The birth of Venus : [a novel]

Author: Sarah Dunant; Jenny Sterlin
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
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Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family's Florentine palazzo. A child of the Renaissance, with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, Alessandra is intoxicated by the painter's abilities. But their burgeoning relationship is interrupted when Alessandra's parents arrange her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Girolamo Savonarola
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Dunant; Jenny Sterlin
ISBN: 0739310534 9780739310533
OCLC Number: 54461641
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Credits: Abridgment by David Rosaler ; executive producer Sherry Huber.
Performer(s): Read by Jenny Sterlin.
Description: 5 sound discs (6 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Sarah Dunant.

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Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family's Florentine palazzo. A child of the Renaissance, with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, Alessandra is intoxicated by the painter's abilities. But their burgeoning relationship is interrupted when Alessandra's parents arrange her marriage to a wealthy, much older man.

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