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The short reign of Pippin IV : a fabrication

Author: John Steinbeck; Jefferson Mays; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2016.
Series: Recorded Books classics library.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin's wife, Queen Marie, who "might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant"; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamour-struck daughter and her beau, the son of the so-called "egg  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Satirical literature
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Steinbeck; Jefferson Mays; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781464001642 1464001642
OCLC Number: 939409543
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by Jefferson Mays.
Description: 4 audio discs (4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Recorded Books classics library.
Other Titles: Short reign of Pippin the Fourth
Responsibility: John Steinbeck.

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Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin's wife, Queen Marie, who "might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant"; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamour-struck daughter and her beau, the son of the so-called "egg king" of Petaluma, California; and a motley crew of courtiers and politicians, guards and gardeners.

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