Peter the Great: His Life and World

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$22.00  $20.24
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
Pages
928
Dimensions
6.12 X 9.2 X 1.7 inches | 2.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780345298065

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About the Author

Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991. His books include Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War, Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea, and Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman.

Reviews

"Enthralling . . . as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review

"Urgently readable . . . the work of a master of narrative history."--Newsweek

"Written in a style that combines vigor, clarity, and sensitivity . . . should be the envy of historians and novelists alike."--Chicago Sun-Times

"Fascinating . . . an absorbing book."--The Plain Dealer

"Exceptional."--The New Yorker