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Princesses behaving badly : real stories from history - without the fairy-tale endings / Linda Rodriguez McRobbie.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler 920 MCR (Text) 73174005016377 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Veedersburg 920.72 MCR (Text) 32808000315109 CVBPLV Adult Nonfiction Available -
Paoli PL - Paoli 920 McR (Text) 79593000031056 Adult Non-Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594746444
  • Physical Description: 303 pages : black and white illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn't be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power, and all of them had skeletons rattling in their royal closets. Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe was a Nazi spy. Empress Elizabeth of the Austro-Hungarian empire slept wearing a mask of raw veal. Princess Olga of Kiev murdered thousands of men, and Princess Rani Lakshmibai waged war on the battlefield, charging into combat with her toddler son strapped to her back. Princesses Behaving Badly offers minibiographies of all these princesses and dozens more. It's a fascinating read for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.
Subject: Princesses > Biography.
Princesses > Conduct of life > Biography.

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