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Tulip fever

Author: Deborah Moggach; Rula Lenska
Publisher: Bath [England] : BBC Audiobooks Ltd. ; Hampton, NH : BBC Audiobooks America, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1630's in Amsterdam, local inhabitants sought to secure immortality by having their respective portraits painted. Sophia Sandvoort sits for such a portrait next to her elderly husband Cornelis. The surroundings included objects representing her husband's piety along with a tulip. For Cornelis has made money from the speculation on this flower and its bulbs. However, as Jan van Loos begins to capture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Moggach; Rula Lenska
ISBN: 0754087751 9780754087755
OCLC Number: 53291842
Notes: Unabridged.
Indexed inaudibly at approximately three-minute intervals and at logical junctions to facilitate the location of segments by the listeners.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Rula Lenska.
Description: 8 audio discs (7 hr., 27 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Deborah Moggach.

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During the 1630's in Amsterdam, local inhabitants sought to secure immortality by having their respective portraits painted. Sophia Sandvoort sits for such a portrait next to her elderly husband Cornelis. The surroundings included objects representing her husband's piety along with a tulip. For Cornelis has made money from the speculation on this flower and its bulbs. However, as Jan van Loos begins to capture Sophia's likeness on canvas, a slow passion progresses between them.

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