A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889

Frederic Morton (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
October 30, 1980
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.76 X 0.68 inches | 0.54 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140056679

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About the Author

Frederic Morton was born in Vienna. Author of The Rothschilds, which became a hit Broadway musical, Mr. Morton has also written several novels. His short fiction has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, Playboy, and Hudson Review, as well as in Martha Foley's Best American Short Stories and other anthologies. He lives in New York City.

Reviews

"A remarkable and unusual slice of history."
--Robert Kirsch, Los Angeles Times

"As lush, beguiling, and charming as an emperor's waltz"
--Publisher's Weekly

"1888/1889 is my favorite year in the life of 'the imperial City, ' and Frederic Morton's A Nervous Splendor is my favorite book about Vienna."
--John Irving, author of The World According to Garp