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The scarlet contessa : a novel of the Italian Renaissance / Jeanne Kalogridis.

By: Kalogridis, Jeanne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 454 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780312369538 :; 0312369530 :.Subject(s): Sforza, Caterina, 1463-1509 -- Fiction | Riario, Girolamo, active 15th century -- Fiction | Borgia, Cesare, 1476?-1507 -- Fiction | Nobility -- Italy -- Fiction | Renaissance -- Italy -- FictionGenre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3561.A41675 | S33 2010Summary: Daughter of the Duke of Milan and wife of the conniving Count Girolamo Riario, Caterina Sforza was the bravest warrior Renaissance Italy ever knew. She ruled her own lands, fought her own battles, and openly took lovers whenever she pleased. Her remarkable tale is told by her lady-in-waiting, Dea. Dea reviews Caterina's scandalous past and struggles to understand their joint destiny, while Caterina valiantly tries to fight off Cesare Borgia's unconquerable army.
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Daughter of the Duke of Milan and wife of the conniving Count Girolamo Riario, Caterina Sforza was the bravest warrior Renaissance Italy ever knew. She ruled her own lands, fought her own battles, and openly took lovers whenever she pleased. Her remarkable tale is told by her lady-in-waiting, Dea. Dea reviews Caterina's scandalous past and struggles to understand their joint destiny, while Caterina valiantly tries to fight off Cesare Borgia's unconquerable army.

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