The Resource Four sisters, all queens, Sherry Jones

Four sisters, all queens, Sherry Jones

Label
Four sisters, all queens
Title
Four sisters, all queens
Statement of responsibility
Sherry Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A historical novel that chronicles the lives of four sisters, all daughters of Beatrice of Provence--all of whom became queens in medieval Europe. When Beatrice of Savoy, countess of Provence, sends her four beautiful, accomplished daughters to become queens, she admonishes them: Family comes first. As a result, the daughters--Marguerite, queen of France; Eleanor, queen of England; Sanchia, queen of Germany; and Beatrice, queen of Sicily--work not only to expand their husbands' empires and broker peace between nations, but also to bring the House of Savoy to greater power and influence than before. Their father's death, however, tears the sisters apart, pitting them against one another for the legacy each believes rightfully hers--Provence itself. Told from alternating points of view of all four queens, and set in the tumultuous thirteenth century, this is a tale of greed, lust, ambition, and sibling rivalry on a royal scale, exploring the meaning of true power and bringing to life four of the most celebrated women of their time--each of whom had an impact on the history of Europe. "--Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Sherry
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O6285
LC item number
F68 2012
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marguerite
  • Eleanor
  • Beatrice
  • Sancha
  • Europe
Label
Four sisters, all queens, Sherry Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a readers group guide
Control code
ocn741542561
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed.
Extent
434 p.
Isbn
9781451633245
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044484
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)741542561
Label
Four sisters, all queens, Sherry Jones
Publication
Note
Includes a readers group guide
Control code
ocn741542561
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Gallery Books trade paperback ed.
Extent
434 p.
Isbn
9781451633245
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044484
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)741542561

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