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Author Rappaport, Helen.
Title The Romanov sisters : the lost lives of the daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra / Helen Rappaport.
Publisher New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
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2 holds on first copy returned of 5 copies

LOCATION CALL # Last Checked In STATUS
 COUNCIL TREE Nonfiction  947.083 Rappaport, H. 2014    03-06-15  DUE 07-15-15 PRSP/MOBIUS OFFSITE
 HARMONY Nonfiction  947.083 Rappaport, H. 2014    02-18-15  DUE 06-04-15
 HARMONY Nonfiction  947.083 Rappaport, H. 2014    04-26-15  DUE 07-18-15 PRSP/MOBIUS OFFSITE
 OLD TOWN Nonfiction  947.083 Rappaport, H. 2014    03-15-15  DUE 07-18-15 PRSP/MOBIUS OFFSITE
 OLD TOWN Nonfiction  947.083 Rappaport, H. 2014    05-11-15  DUE 07-18-15 PRSP/MOBIUS OFFSITE
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xviii, 492 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918 -- Assassination.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918 -- Family -- Assassination.
Romanov, House of -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Princesses -- Russia -- Biography.
Sisters.
Note "First published in Great Britain under the title Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses by Macmillan, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-467) and index.
Summary "They were the Princess Dianas of their day--perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of the early twentieth century. The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses--Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov--were much admired for their happy dispositions, their looks, the clothes they wore and their privileged lifestyle. Over the years, the story of the four Romanov sisters and their tragic end in a basement at Ekaterinburg in 1918 has clouded our view of them, leading to a mass of sentimental and idealized hagiography. With this treasure trove of diaries and letters from the grand duchesses to their friends and family, we learn that they were intelligent, sensitive and perceptive witnesses to the dark turmoil within their immediate family and the ominous approach of the Russian Revolution, the nightmare that would sweep their world away, and them along with it. The Romanov Sisters sets out to capture the joy as well as the insecurities and poignancy of those young lives against the backdrop of the dying days of late Imperial Russia, World War I and the Russian Revolution. Rappaort aims to present a new and challenging take on the story, drawing extensively on previously unseen or unpublished letters, diaries and archival sources, as well as private collections."-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note ardnf07/14
ISBN 1250020204
9781250020208

URL for this Item: http://catalog.poudrelibraries.org/record=b1618285~S7


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