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Summary: In Tolstoy's timeless epic of love and loss, a circle of aristocrats finds their glittering world crumbling as war threatens imperial Russia. Set during the years of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace follows the changing fortunes of brooding hero Prince Andrej, his bookish friend Pierre, and the spirited but naive Natasha. As Napoleon's armies menace their privileged lives, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAR

Summary: A timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KOCH Vision 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAR NOT RATED

Tolstoy, Leo

Summary: "At a glittering society party in St. Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon?s army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey, and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats and peasants, to soldiers and Napoleon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics, an imprint of Penguin Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOL

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV I

Talty, Stephan.

Summary: In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2742 TAL

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