The Resource Bitter greens : a novel, Kate Forsyth, (electronic resource)

Bitter greens : a novel, Kate Forsyth, (electronic resource)

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Bitter greens : a novel
Title
Bitter greens
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Forsyth
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From internationally bestselling author Kate Forsyth comes a historical novel that gorgeously interweaves the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of French novelist Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force. Charlotte-Rose has been banished from the court of Versailles by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a series of scandalous love affairs. She is comforted by an old nun, Sister Seraphina, who tells her the tale of a young girl who, a hundred years earlier, was sold by her parents for a handful of bitter greens. After Margherita's father steals from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leonelli, he is threatened with having both hands cut off unless he and his wife give away their little girl. Selena is the famous red-haired muse of the artist Tiziano, first painted by him in 1512 and still inspiring him at the time of his death. Selena is at the center of Renaissance life in Venice, a world of beauty and danger, seduction and betrayal, love and superstition. Locked away in a tower, Margherita sings in the hope that someone will hear her. One day, a young man does. This sumptuous novel holds the stories of three women, braided together to create a compelling tale of desire, black magic, and the redemptive power of love. Bitter Greens is an impressive feat of storytelling
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1966-
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Forsyth, Kate
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Kate Reading
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  • Scandals
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Rapunzel (Tale)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Bitter greens : a novel, Kate Forsyth, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT11182625
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 25 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781483017662
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11182625
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11182625
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Bitter greens : a novel, Kate Forsyth, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11182625
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 25 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483017662
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11182625
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11182625
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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