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The nature of Alexander

Author: Mary Renault
Publisher: New York, NY : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and engrossing biography of Alexander the Great by acclaimed writer Mary Renault The Nature of Alexander is Mary Renault's compelling rendering of the life of one of history's most towering figures. Based on rigorous research and written with narrative panache and stunning historical sweep, Renault's biography provides a fresh look at a man whose legend has remained larger than life for more than two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book collection
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Renault
ISBN: 9781480432949 1480432946
OCLC Number: 1052625303
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 21, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Mary Renault.

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A comprehensive and engrossing biography of Alexander the Great by acclaimed writer Mary Renault The Nature of Alexander is Mary Renault's compelling rendering of the life of one of history's most towering figures. Based on rigorous research and written with narrative panache and stunning historical sweep, Renault's biography provides a fresh look at a man whose legend has remained larger than life for more than two thousand years. From his complicated family dynamics to his study under Aristotle, from his rise to power at age twenty to his staggering military campaigns, Renault is clear-eyed about her subject's life, violence, and greatness. Infectious in its enthusiasm, this is a penetrating study of Alexander the Great as a fascinating man, unrivaled conqueror, and enduring icon. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author.

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