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The Resource Sisi : empress on her own, Allison Pataki

Sisi : empress on her own, Allison Pataki

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Sisi : empress on her own
Title
Sisi
Title remainder
empress on her own
Statement of responsibility
Allison Pataki
Title variation
  • Sisi
  • Empress on her own
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A tale inspired by the life of Empress Sisi in 19th-century Vienna places such events as the opening of the Suez Canal, Vienna's World Exhibition and the outbreak of World War I against a backdrop of imperial court temptations, rivalries and cutthroat intrigues
  • Infamously beautiful, a mother of four, and wife of Emperor Franz Joseph-- whom she unintentionally stole away from her sister-- Sisi's reign was anything but simple. In mid-nineteenth-century Vienna, the halls of the Hofburg Palace buzz not only with imperial waltzes and champagne but with temptations, rivals, and cutthroat intrigue. Through love affairs and loss, dedication and defiance, Sisi struggles against conflicting desires: to keep her family together, or to flee amid the collapse of her suffocating marriage and the gathering tumult of the First World War
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Summary
"In imperial Vienna, where the court halls buzzed with waltzes and champagne, as well as temptation, rivals, and cutthroat intrigue, the intensely personal tale of Empress Sisi unraveled. Infamously beautiful, a mother of four, and wife of Emperor Franz Joseph - whom she unintentionally stole away from her sister - Sisi's reign was anything but simple. Against the backdrop of a rich, romantic, and volatile time period--marked by pivotal events such as the opening of the Suez Canal, Vienna's World Exhibition, and the lead up to WWI--Sisi, the beloved "Fairy Queen," was a woman well ahead of her time during a true Golden Age in European history"--
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10466731
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.A8664
LC item number
S57 2016b
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
Series volume
0002
Target audience
adult
Label
Sisi : empress on her own, Allison Pataki
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933719184
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
713 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410488596
Lccn
2016000761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)933719184
  • (Sirsi) a1917252
Label
Sisi : empress on her own, Allison Pataki
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933719184
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
713 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410488596
Lccn
2016000761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)933719184
  • (Sirsi) a1917252

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