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The Birth of Venus: A Novel

By: Dunant, Sarah

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2004

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: PGB207

ISBN: 0812968972

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 448 Paperback; very good condition; uncreased spine; very light edgewear; clean pages; raised title on front cover // Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family's Florentine palazzo. A child of the Renaissance, with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, Alessandra is intoxicated by the painter's abilities. But their burgeoning relationship is interrupted when Alessandra's parents arrange her marriage to a wealthy, much older man. Meanwhile, Florence is ... View more info