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Cleopatra's daughter : a novel

Author: Michelle Moran
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Transport to the colorful and dangerous court of imperial Rome and into the remarkable lives of two young captives-- the children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, and her lover Marc Antony. Taken in chains to Rome as ten-year-olds, twins Selene and Alexander cling to each other, and to the hope of one day returning to their rightful place on the throne of Egypt.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Cleopatra, Queen consort of Juba II King of Mauretania; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Cleopatra, Queen consort of Juba II King of Mauretania
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Moran
ISBN: 9780307409126 0307409120
OCLC Number: 316029340
Description: xiv, 431 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Michelle Moran.
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Transport to the colorful and dangerous court of imperial Rome and into the remarkable lives of two young captives-- the children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, and her lover Marc Antony. Taken in chains to Rome as ten-year-olds, twins Selene and Alexander cling to each other, and to the hope of one day returning to their rightful place on the throne of Egypt.

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Cleopatra's Daughter

by janebaird (WorldCat user published 2010-04-19) Very Good Permalink

Thanks to William Shakespeare, Richard Burton, and Elizabeth Taylor, nearly everyone in the Western world is familiar with the tragic tale of Marc Antony and Cleopatra. But the story of their children is less well known. In Moran's third historical novel (after Nefertiti and The Heretic Queen), narrator...
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