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The Imperial wife / Irina Reyn.

Reyn, Irina, (author.). Peakes, Karen, (narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch AUDIO REYN (Text) 39391006763609 Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781511385527
  • ISBN: 1511385529
  • ISBN: 9781511385510
  • ISBN: 1511385510
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (10 hr., 27 min.) : digital, optical, 1.4 m/s, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Grand Haven, MI] : Brilliance Audio, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Karen Peakes.
Summary, etc.:
The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia.Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband.As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the world of Catherine the Great, the infamous eighteenth-century woman who may have owned the priceless artifact, and who it turns out faced many of the same issues Tanya wrestles with in her own life.The Imperial Wife asks what female ambition means, today and in the past, and whether a marriage can withstand an ambitious wife.
Subject: Women art dealers > Fiction.
Painting > Collectors and collecting > Fiction.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796 > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in women > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.

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