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Moran, Michelle

Overview
Works: 52 works in 318 publications in 18 languages and 12,138 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Commentator
Classifications: PS3613.O682, 813.6
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Most widely held works about Michelle Moran
  • In/Site by Michelle Moran( Book )
 
Most widely held works by Michelle Moran
Cleopatra's daughter : a novel by Michelle Moran( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport to the colorful and dangerous court of imperial Rome and into the remarkable lives of two young captives-- the children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, and her lover Marc Antony. Taken in chains to Rome as ten-year-olds, twins Selene and Alexander cling to each other, and to the hope of one day returning to their rightful place on the throne of Egypt
Madame Tussaud : a novel of the French revolution by Michelle Moran( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788, and a revolution is about to begin. Smart and ambitious, Marie Tussaud has learned the secrets of wax sculpting by working alongside her uncle in their celebrated wax museum, the Salon de Cire. From her popular model of the American ambassador, Thomas Jefferson, to her tableau of the royal family at dinner, Marie's museum provides Parisians with the very latest news on fashion, gossip, and even politics. Her customers hail from every walk of life, yet her greatest dream is to attract the attention of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI; their stamp of approval on her work could catapult her and her museum to the fame and riches she desires. After months of anticipation, Marie learns that the royal family is willing to come and see their likenesses. When they finally arrive, the king's sister is so impressed that she requests Marie's presence at Versailles as a royal tutor in wax sculpting. It is a request Marie knows she cannot refuse--even if it means time away from her beloved Salon and her increasingly dear friend, Henri Charles. As Marie gets to know her pupil, Princesse ?lisabeth, she also becomes acquainted with the king and queen, who introduce her to the glamorous life at court. From lavish parties with more delicacies than she's ever seen to rooms filled with candles lit only once before being discarded, Marie steps into a world entirely different from her home on the Boulevard du Temple, where people are selling their teeth in order to put food on the table. Meanwhile, many resent the vast separation between rich and poor. In salons and caf?s across Paris, people like Camille Desmoulins, Jean-Paul Marat, and Maximilien Robespierre are lashing out against the monarchy. Soon, there's whispered talk of revolution. . . . Will Marie be able to hold on to both the love of her life and her friendship with the royal family as France approaches civil war? And more important, will she be able to fulfill the demands of powerful revolutionaries who ask that she make the death masks of beheaded aristocrats, some of whom she knows? Spanning five years, from the budding revolution to the Reign of Terror, Madame Tussaud brings us into the world of an incredible heroine whose talent for wax modeling saved her life and preserved the faces of a vanished kingdom. From the Hardcover edition
Nefertiti : a novel by Michelle Moran( Book )

60 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fictionalized life of the notorious queen is told from the point of view of her younger sister, Mutnodjmet. In 1351 B.C., Prince Amunhotep secretly kills his older brother and becomes next in line to Egypt's throne: he's 17, and the 15-year-old Nefertiti soon becomes his chief wife. He already has a wife, but Kiya's blood is not as royal, nor is she as bewitching as Nefertiti. As Mutnodjmet, two years younger than her sister, looks on (and falls in love), Amunhotep and the equally ambitious Nefertiti worship a different main god, displace the priests who control Egypt's wealth and begin building a city that boasts the royal likenesses chiseled in stone. Things get tense when Kiya has sons and the popular Nefertiti has only daughters, and they come to a boil when the army is used to build temples to the pharaoh and his queen instead of protecting Egypt's borders
The heretic queen : a novel by Michelle Moran( Book )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family's past and remake history. Nefertari has been left to run wild in the palace, but catches the eye of the Crown Prince. All of Egypt opposes this union, and political adversity sets the country on edge
The second empress : a novel of Napoleon's court by Michelle Moran( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1809. The French Revolution is over, but the bloodshed in Paris may continue under the rule of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Based entirely on primary resources, this recreation details Napoleon Bonaparte's wildly promiscuous court and the women who tried to tame it
Rebel queen : a novel by Michelle Moran( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest ... But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge. Instead of surrendering, Queen Lakshmi raises two armies--one male and one female--and rides into battle, determined to protect her country and her people. Although her soldiers may not appear at first to be formidable against superior British weaponry and training, Lakshmi refuses to back down from the empire determined to take away the land she loves
Mata Hari's last dance : a novel by Michelle Moran( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy. Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom ... or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she's been arrested on: treason leading to the deaths of thousands of French soldiers. As Mata Hari waits for her fate to be decided, she relays the story of her life to a reporter who is allowed to visit her in prison. Beginning with her carefree childhood, Mata Hari recounts her father's cruel abandonment of her family as well her calamitous marriage to a military officer. Taken to the island of Java, Mata Hari refuses to be ruled by her abusive husband and instead learns to dance, paving the way to her stardom as Europe's most infamous dancer. From exotic Indian temples and glamorous Parisian theatres to stark German barracks in war-torn Europe, international bestselling author Michelle Moran who "expertly balances fact and fiction" (Associated Press) brings to vibrant life the famed world of Mata Hari: dancer, courtesan, and possibly, spy"--
Cleopatra's daughter : a novel by Michelle Moran( Recording )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport to the colorful and dangerous court of imperial Rome and into the remarkable lives of two young captives-- the children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, and her lover Marc Antony. Taken in chains to Rome as ten-year-olds, twins Selene and Alexander cling to each other, and to the hope of one day returning to their rightful place on the throne of Egypt
Madame Tussaud : [a novel of the French Revolution] by Michelle Moran( Recording )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire. But who was this woman, and how did she become one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In this novel, her tumultuous story comes to life as only Michelle Moran could tell it
The second empress : a novel of Napoleon's court by Michelle Moran( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the bloody French Revolution, Emperor Napoleon's power is absolute. When Marie-Louise, the eighteen year old daughter of the King of Austria, is told that the Emperor has demanded her hand in marriage, her father presents her with a terrible choice: marry the cruel, capricious Napoleon, leaving the man she loves and her home forever, or say no, and plunge her country into war
Nefertiti : a novel by Michelle Moran( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of two sisters, the first of whom is destined to rule as one of history's most fascinating queens, the other her sister's sole confidant
The last queen of India by Michelle Moran( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the sensuous world of nineteenth-century India, this is the story of an unlikely friendship between two women, as together they face broken hearts, court intrigue and the destruction of a kingdom they'd give anything to save
The heretic queen : [a novel] by Michelle Moran( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family's past and remake history
Rebel Queen : a novel by Michelle Moran( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Queen Lakshmi, India's Joan of Arc, who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom. When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest. India is fractured and divided into kingdoms, each independent and wary of one another, seemingly no match for the might of the English. But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge
Mata Hari by Michelle Moran( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom ... or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she's been arrested on: treason leading to the deaths of thousands of French soldiers. As Mata Hari waits for her fate to be decided, she relays the story of her life to a reporter who is allowed to visit her in prison. Beginning with her carefree childhood, Mata Hari recounts her father's cruel abandonment of her family as well her calamitous marriage to a military officer. Taken to the island of Java, Mata Hari refuses to be ruled by her abusive husband and instead learns to dance, paving the way to her stardom as Europe's most infamous dancer
Empress Josephine's crown by Michelle Moran( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari's last dance : a novel by Michelle Moran( )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating story about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and possibly a relentless spy
BTEC First in applied science by Rebeka Hasan( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course book to support students studying for a BTEC First Certificate in Applied Science
In/Site by Michelle Moran( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Egyptian royals collection by Michelle Moran( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three beloved novels by national bestselling author Michelle Moran are now available for the first time in one complete digital collection. Delve into these stories for an engrossing trip back in time, full of powerful family dynasties, court intrigue, and brave heroines. The novels, which bring to vivid life some of the most fascinating characters of Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome, each include a reading group guide. An exciting excerpt from Moran's newest novel Madame Tussaud is also included. Nefertiti The dramatic and historically accurate story of two unforgettable women'Nefertiti and her younger sister'living through a remarkable period of political unrest. The Heretic Queen In Ancient Egypt, Nefertiti's niece, Princess Nefertari, must overcome her family's past and remake history. Cleopatra's Daughter The incredible untold story of the orphaned children of Cleopatra, Egypt's most powerful and notorious ruler, who are raised in the Ancient Roman court of their parents' greatest rival. A sneak peek at Madame Tussaud Michelle Moran departs from the ancient world and enters the gilded but troubled court of Marie Antoinette with the intriguing story of Marie Tussaud, a woman who survived the French Revolution only by creating death masks of the beheaded aristocracy
 
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Nefertiti : a novel
Alternative Names
Michelle Moran Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Michelle Moran écrivaine américaine

Michelle Moran escritora estadounidense

Moran, Michelle 1980-

Morena, Mišela

Мишел Моран

میشل مورن نویسنده آمریکایی

모란, 미셸

米歇爾·莫蘭

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Madame Tussaud : a novel of the French revolutionNefertiti : a novelThe heretic queen : a novelCleopatra's daughter : a novelMadame Tussaud : [a novel of the French Revolution]Nefertiti : a novelThe heretic queen : [a novel]BTEC First in applied science