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The Glorious Ones

Prose, Francine

ISBN 10: 0689105991 / ISBN 13: 9780689105999
Edité par Atheneum, 1974
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First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of BLUE ANGEL and A CHANGED MAN, the story of a traveling theater troupe in seventeenth-century Italy. Fine/Near Fine -- a couple of very small stains at the bottom of the front dust jacket panel. Signed by Prose on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71703

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Titre : The Glorious Ones

Éditeur : Atheneum

Date d'édition : 1974

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Synopsis :

The Glorious Ones travel the length and breadth of seventeenth-century Italy, playing commedia dell'arte in the streets and palaces with equal vigor. Founded by the ingenious madman Flamino Scala, the small company of players endures kidnappings and passionate affairs, cabals, riots, disgrace—all manner of triumph and hardship. Pantalone the miser, sunny Armanda the dwarf, gossip-loving Columbina, and evil-minded Brighella view their myriad shared adventures through markedly different eyes. Yet not one of them is prepared for the strange twisting of the road brought about by the mysterious arrival of Isabella Andreini, who has come to direct their wayward troupe.

About the Author:

Francine Prose is the critically acclaimed author of nineteen novels, including the National Book Award Finalist Blue Angel and My New American Life. She has written three other novels for young adults: After, winner of the California Young Reader Medal, an IRA/CBC Young Adults' Choice, and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age; Bullyville, a PW Best Book and Book Sense Children's Pick; and her most recent, Touch. She is also the author of two picture books, Leopold, the Liar of Leipzig and Rhino, Rhino, Sweet Potato. The recipient of numerous grants and honors, including a Guggenheim and a Fulbright, Francine Prose was Director's Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. She lives in New York City.

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