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Cleopatra [electronic resource] : A Life. Stacy Schiff.

Schiff, Stacy. (Author). Miles, Robin. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781607887027 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Audiobooks, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Robin Miles.
Summary, etc.: Her palace shimmered with gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Cleopatra, the wealthiest ruler of her time and one of the most powerful women in history, was a canny political strategist, a brilliant manager, a tough negotiator, and the most manipulative of lovers. Although her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.At only 18 years old, Cleopatra was already one of history's most remarkable figures: the Queen of Egypt. A lethal political struggle with her brother marked her early adulthood and set the tone for the rest of her life; a relationship with Julius Caesar, forged while under siege in her palace, launched her into a deadly mix of romance and strategy; a pleasure cruise down the Nile followed, a child, and a trip to Rome, which ended in Cleopatra's flight. After Caesar's brutal murder, she began a nine-year affair with Mark Antony, with whom she had three more children...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 401936 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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