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Summary: In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VER

Summary: Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAK

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: In 1684 France, Louis XIV, the Sun King, is the most powerful and influential monarch on the planet. But his birthday is approaching along with a rare solar eclipse and he's worried about the future of France. His spiritual advisor, Pr̈e La Chaise, comforts him, while his physician, Dr. Labarthe informs him that scientists believe mermaids contain a life force that grants immortality. Louis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD KIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE KIN

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Gulland, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUL

Gulland, Sandra.

Summary: Pulled by chance from her traveling actor family into service under the influential mistress of Louis XIV, Claudette uses her considerable talents to spy on personal and political rivals, only to have her loyalty questioned in the wake of a mercurial Athénaïs's fascination with dark magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUL

Koen, Karleen.

Summary: Assuming the responsibilities of governing France after the death of his prime minister, Louis XIV embarks on a love affair with his sister-in-law, Henriette, triggering a scandal that is complicated by a finance minister's growing power and a mysterious boy with an iron mask.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOE

Gulland, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GUL

Jefferson, Marci.

Summary: "In 1660, the Restoration of Stuart Monarchy in England returns Frances Stuart and her family to favor. Frances discards threadbare gowns and goes to gilded Fontainebleau Palace, where she soon catches the Sun King's eye. But Frances is no ordinary courtbeauty--she has Stuart secrets to keep and her family to protect. King Louis XIV turns vengeful when she rejects his offer to become his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jefferson 2014

Castellan, E. M.

Summary: In 1661 France, seventeen-year-old Henriette of England must navigate her arranged marriage to Louis XIV's brother while keeping her magical abilities a careful secret from all at the Sun King's court. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAS

Mobley, Jeannie

Summary: Juliette Pitau, the daughter of a master gem-cutter, hopes to avoid execution by telling the court clerk--who is also her paramour--the story of how King Louis XIV's magnificent blue diamond was stolen. Includes author's note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MOB

Bluche, François.

Contents: The consecration of Louis the 'Dieudonne' -- The miracle child -- A civil war -- The lessons of the Fronde -- From Westphalia to the Pyrenees -- The restoration of the state -- The monarchy unfettered -- Time of reform -- The sun king -- The pleasures of the enchanted isle -- 'The sun has its spots' -- The king's arms -- Glorious endeavours -- Passions, charms and fancies -- The tedium of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOUIS XIV, KING BLU

DeJean, Joan E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 DEJ

Thorley, Addie

Summary: After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother's Shadow Society in a horrifying new light: they're not heroes of the people, as they've always claimed to be, but murderers. Herself included. Mira tries to ease her guilt by brewing helpful curatives, but her hunger tonics and headache remedies cannot right...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Fraser, Antonia

Summary: The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe. Now, Antonia Fraser goes behind the well-known tales of Louis's accomplishments and follies, exploring in detail his intimate relationships with women. The king's mother, Anne of Austria, had been in a childless marriage for 22 years before she gave birth to Louis XIV. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOU

Steinberg, David

Summary: "Get to know the hilarious true story of King Louis XIV of France and his famous high-heeled shoes!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LOU

Koen, Karleen.

Summary: Louis XIV is one of the best-known monarchs ever to grace the French throne. But what was he like as a young man -- the man before Versailles? After the death of his prime minister, twenty-two-year-old Louis steps in to govern France. He's still a young man, but one who, as king, willfully takes all he can get -- including his brother's wife. As the love affair between Louis and Princess...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KOE

Mitford, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOU

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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