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The Resource The Pearl : a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia, Douglas Smith

The Pearl : a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia, Douglas Smith

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The Pearl : a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia
Title
The Pearl
Title remainder
a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Smith
Title variation
Pearl
Title variation remainder
a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Greats Russia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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266224
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Smith, Douglas
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Kovaleva-Zhemchugova, P. I.
  • Sheremetev family
  • Opera
  • Singers
Target audience
adult
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a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia
Label
The Pearl : a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia, Douglas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I. Kuskovo -- 1. An Aristocratic Boyhood -- 2. The Blacksmith's Daughter -- 3. Grand Tour -- 4. The Big House -- 5. First Meeting -- 6. Praskovia's Debut -- 7. Early Success -- 8. Serf Diva, Serf Mistress -- 9. Entertaining Catherine -- 10. The Sheremetevs and Their Serfs -- 11. The Old Count's Death -- Interlude: Serf Theater -- II. Ostankino -- 12. "I intend to build ..." -- 13. Farewell to Kuskovo -- 14. Ostankino's Premier -- 15. Training the Troupe -- 16. Life in the Troupe -- 17. To St. Petersburg -- 18. Tsar Paul -- Interlude: Serf Actress Stones -- III. The Fountain House -- 19. Freedom -- 20. The Curtain Falls -- 21. The Specter of Death -- 22. Coronation -- 23. Wedding -- 24. Newlyweds -- 25. Dmitry's Birth -- 26. Secrets Revealed -- 27. Death -- 28. Scandal -- 29. Saint Praskovia -- 30. Putrid Bones -- 31. Fatherly Advice -- 32. Separate Fates
Control code
000042383968
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 328 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300120417
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), ports.
Label
The Pearl : a true tale of forbidden love in Catherine the Great's Russia, Douglas Smith
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I. Kuskovo -- 1. An Aristocratic Boyhood -- 2. The Blacksmith's Daughter -- 3. Grand Tour -- 4. The Big House -- 5. First Meeting -- 6. Praskovia's Debut -- 7. Early Success -- 8. Serf Diva, Serf Mistress -- 9. Entertaining Catherine -- 10. The Sheremetevs and Their Serfs -- 11. The Old Count's Death -- Interlude: Serf Theater -- II. Ostankino -- 12. "I intend to build ..." -- 13. Farewell to Kuskovo -- 14. Ostankino's Premier -- 15. Training the Troupe -- 16. Life in the Troupe -- 17. To St. Petersburg -- 18. Tsar Paul -- Interlude: Serf Actress Stones -- III. The Fountain House -- 19. Freedom -- 20. The Curtain Falls -- 21. The Specter of Death -- 22. Coronation -- 23. Wedding -- 24. Newlyweds -- 25. Dmitry's Birth -- 26. Secrets Revealed -- 27. Death -- 28. Scandal -- 29. Saint Praskovia -- 30. Putrid Bones -- 31. Fatherly Advice -- 32. Separate Fates
Control code
000042383968
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 328 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300120417
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), ports.

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