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Catherine the Great

Author: Henri Troyat
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the German-born Russian Empress who was one of the most influential of the eighteenth-century rulers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Catherine, Empress of Russia; Catherine, Empress of Russia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Troyat
OCLC Number: 5830542
Notes: Translation of Catherine la Grande.
Description: xv, 377 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Figchen --
En route --
The steps of the throne --
Betrothal --
Marriage --
The virgin wife --
Love and motherhood --
First political skirmishes --
The big scene --
Love, gathering darkness, perfidy --
The reign of Peter III --
The coup d'Etat --
The apprenticeship of power --
Incense and blood --
"Legislomania" --
The French and the Turks --
The marriage of the grand duke --
Diderot and Pugachev --
Potemkin --
Catherine the great --
Lanskoy --
The journey to the Crimea --
Wars --
Zubov against Potemkin --
Poland and France --
The end.
Other Titles: Catherine la Grande.
Responsibility: Henri Troyat ; translated by Joan Pinkham.

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A biography of the German-born Russian Empress who was one of the most influential of the eighteenth-century rulers.

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SO CRAY CRAY RIGHT NOW

by TonyStarburstTheSuave (WorldCat user published 2013-04-12) Excellent Permalink

WHEN I STARTED READING, FIRST I WUZ LIKE bah BUT THEN I WAS LIKE BOOOM!!!

 THIS STORY IS SO ACTION PACKED AND FULL OF CRAZY TWISTS EVEN THE LEGENDARY M.NIGHT.SHAMALOM WHICH WEEP LIKE A ANOREXIC GIRAFFE.

THIS HAS PROVEN THE CATHERINE...
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