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The black tulip

Author: Alexandre Dumas; John Bolen
Publisher: [San Clemente, CA] : Tantor Media, ℗2001.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The tulip craze of 17th century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naive tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time. Cornelius' one desire is to grow the perfect black tulip. But, after his godfather is murdered, he finds himself in prison, facing a death sentence. His jailer's lovely daughter holds the key to his survival, and his chance to produce the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Allegories
Named Person: Johan de Witt; Johan de Witt
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandre Dumas; John Bolen
ISBN: 1400100089 9781400100088
OCLC Number: 50178023
Notes: Unabridged.
Translation of: La tulipe noire.
"Originally published 1850". "Unabridged classics"--Container.
Performer(s): Performed by John Bolen.
Description: 7 audio discs (7 hr., 28 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc.
Other Titles: Tulipe noire.
Responsibility: Alexandre Dumas.

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The tulip craze of 17th century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naive tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time. Cornelius' one desire is to grow the perfect black tulip. But, after his godfather is murdered, he finds himself in prison, facing a death sentence. His jailer's lovely daughter holds the key to his survival, and his chance to produce the precious black blossom. Yet he has one more enemy to contend with!

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