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Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bohjalian 2013

Loupas, Elizabeth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BOH

Bohjalian, Chris

Summary: "1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Palombo, Alyssa

Summary: "A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of the powerful Medici family's favored circle. Even before her marriage with Marco is set, Simonetta is swept up into Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici's glittering circle of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Read, Piers Paul

Summary: After leaving his home in pursuit of a military career, Sicilian nobleman Vitello Scarpia finds himself expelled from the Spanish royal guard and left to seek his fortune in Italy. Scarpia enrolls in the papal army and is soon taken up by a countess eager to have a handsome young officer at her side. She introduces Scarpia into Roman society. He is both enthralled and agitated by its mix of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Dunant, Sarah

Summary: Renowned for her bright and disciplined way with Renaissance Italy, New York Times best-selling novelist Dunant again visits the Borgias, to whom she recently paid court in Blood and Beauty. As Cesare ruthlessly seeks to unite all of Italy's city-states under Borgia control, Florence counters by sending one Niccolo Machiavelli to Rome as envoy and Lucrezia learns the family business of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DUN

Fo, Dario

Summary: "Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most vilified figures in modern history. The daughter of a notorious pope, she was twice betrothed before the age of eleven and thrice married--one husband was forced to declare himself impotent and thereby unfit and another was murdered by Lucrezia's own brother, Cesar Borgia. She is cast in the role of murderess, temptress, incestuous lover, loose woman, femme...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FO

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: Renowned for her bright and disciplined way with Renaissance Italy, New York Times best-selling novelist Dunant again visits the Borgias, to whom she recently paid court in Blood and Beauty. As Cesare ruthlessly seeks to unite all of Italy's city-states under Borgia control, Florence counters by sending one Niccolo Machiavelli to Rome as envoy and Lucrezia learns the family business of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DUD

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DUN

Puzo, Mario

Summary: A novel set in a fifteenth-century Italy populated by corrupt popes and despotic families introduces the first of the mafia families--Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, and his children Jofre, Juan, Lucrezia, and Cesare.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PUZ