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In the name of the family: a novel / Sarah Dunant.

Dunant, Sarah, (author.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 24 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Vanderhoof Public Library AF DUN (Text) 35193000324865 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 07/25/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781443406475 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 429 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Canadian edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: 1502 and Renaissance Italy is in turmoil. Backed by the money and power of his aging father, Pope Alexander VI, Cesare Borgia is soaring like a military comet, carving out a state for the Borgia dynasty. From Florence, a young diplomat, one Niccolo Machiavelli, is sent out to shadow him. The relationship he forges with the dynamic, violent young warrior allows him - and us - to see history in the making. At the same time, the pope's beloved daughter, Lucrezia, is on her way to a third dynastic marriage in the state of Ferrara, where she must quickly produce an heir for the Este family in order to survive.
Subject: Borgia family > Fiction.
Borgia, Lucrezia, 1480-1519 > Fiction.
Borgia, Cesare, 1476?-1507 > Fiction.
Alexander VI, Pope, 1431-1503 > Fiction.
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 > Fiction.
Catholic Church. Pope (1492-1503 : Alexander VI) > Fiction.
Catholic Church. Pope > Corrupt practices > Fiction.
Nobility > Italy > Papal States > Fiction.
Church and state > Fiction.
Italy > History > 1492-1559 > Fiction.
Rome (Italy) > History > 1420-1798 > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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