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The Imperial wife : a novel

Author: Irina Reyn; Karen Peakes
Publisher: [Grand Haven, MI] : Brilliance Audio, [2016] ℗2016
Series: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia.Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband.As questions arise over  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Named Person: Catherine, Empress of Russia; Catherine, Empress of Russia
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Irina Reyn; Karen Peakes
ISBN: 9781511385527 1511385529 9781511385510 1511385510
OCLC Number: 945355482
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Karen Peakes.
Description: 9 audio discs (10 hr., 27 min.) : digital, optical, 1.4 m/s, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Responsibility: Irina Reyn.

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The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia.Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband.As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the world of Catherine the Great, the infamous eighteenth-century woman who may have owned the priceless artifact, and who it turns out faced many of the same issues Tanya wrestles with in her own life.The Imperial Wife asks what female ambition means, today and in the past, and whether a marriage can withstand an ambitious wife.

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