The Resource The summer queen : a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth Chadwick

The summer queen : a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth Chadwick

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The summer queen : a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Title
The summer queen
Title remainder
a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Chadwick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eleanor of Aquitaine, the legendary 12th century queen of France and later of England, is one of the most powerful and irrepressible women in medieval history, and her story of romance, scandal and political intrigue has fascinated readers for centuries.Young Eleanor (or Alienor as she was known) has everything to look forward to as the heiress to the wealthy Aquitaine. But when her beloved father William X suddenly dies, childhood is over. Sent to Paris and forced to marry Prince Louis VII of France, she barely adjusts before another death catapults them to King and Queen. At the age of just 13, Eleanor must leave everything behind and learn to navigate the complex and vivacious French court. Faced with great scandals, trials, fraught relationships, and forbidden love at every turn, Eleanor finally sees what her future could hold if she could just seize the moment.The first in this highly anticipated trilogy, The Summer Queen follows Eleanor through the Second Crusade to the end of her marriage to Louis VII
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Summary
Thirteen-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine is forced into a marriage she does not want, and when a death thrusts her into the role of queen, she faces scandal, forbidden love, and the complexities of the ruthless French court at every turn
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10342106
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chadwick, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Historical Fiction
Series volume
0001
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  • Eleanor
  • Large type books
  • France
Target audience
adult
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a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Label
The summer queen : a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth Chadwick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
765 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410485236
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The summer queen : a novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth Chadwick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
765 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410485236
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
large print

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