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The House of Medici: : a Novel

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The House of Medici: : a Novel
Title
The House of Medici:
Title remainder
a Novel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Riveting Sequel to The House of Medici: Inheritance of Power. Lucrezia Tornabuoni, brought up in the Palazzo Medici alongside Cosimo's children, always expected to marry his charismatic younger son, Giovanni. But now in later life, she finds herself imprisoned in a loveless marriage with the gout-ridden elder son, Piero. Like Cosimo, she sees the future salvation of the family in the hands of her own son, Lorenzo the Magnificent, but how can she be sure he inherits the mantle before Piero ruins everything? For years she has groomed her son to be a great prince, and in the process to ignore the Medici Bank--whose wealth has funded the City and Republic of Florence. But now the economy is faltering, the money is running out, the burdens of leadership are becoming more onerous for her son, and she begins to question whether she has led him astray. Her difficulty is that in the closed society of Florence, there is no-one she can confide in. Then, while on a journey away from the city, she is approached by a young priest, Girolamo Savonarola, recently appointed to a teaching post in Florence and asking for guidance about the workings of Florentine society. In confessing the secrets of her family to this benign outsider, she is able to unburden herself of the various worries that plague her. But Savonarola may not be the simple monk he appears, his objectives proving troublesome in compatibility with Lucrezia's as the two characters hurtle towards a thrilling and unexpected ending
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
The House of Medici: : a Novel
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11822443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11822443
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822443
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The House of Medici: : a Novel
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11822443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781632208811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11822443
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822443
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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