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The stone of invisibility [electronic resource]. Giovanni Boccaccio.

Boccaccio, Giovanni. (Author). Campbell, Cassandra. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481535304 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Cassandra Campbell.
Summary, etc.: The most enduring work by the Renaissance humanist Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron is a collection of one hundred stories about ten young noblemen and noblewomen who escape the plague by moving to a country villa outside the Italian city of Florence. Highly influential, numerous writers have borrowed from Boccaccio's tales, including Edgar Allen Poe, John Keats, and George Eliot. In "The Stone of Invisibility," the nobleman Calandrino, as well as his friends Bruno and Buffalmacco, visit the coast in search of the magical bloodstone. Calandrino's wife, however, spoils the fun ... Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 6990 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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