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Schiff, Stacy

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Works: 63 works in 323 publications in 17 languages and 16,172 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Stacy Schiff
Cleopatra : a life by Stacy Schiff( Book )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 3,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Cleopatra, shrewd strategist and ingenious negotiator; though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world"--Publisher'd description
The witches : Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff( Book )

15 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death. The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, parents and children each other. Aside from suffrage, the Salem Witch Trials represent the only moment when women played the central role in American history. In curious ways, the trials would shape the future republic
A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of America by Stacy Schiff( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers an utterly fresh and thrilling account of Franklin's Parisian adventure and America's debut on the world stage
Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) : a biography by Stacy Schiff( Book )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the remarkable literary partnership of the Russian author and his wife of fifty-two years
Cleopatra : a life by Stacy Schiff( Recording )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To this day, Cleopatra proves to be one of the most important and controversial figures in ancient history. Married to both of her brothers, the first of which she defeated in a civil war before ordering the second's murder, Cleopatra would also have affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony and nearly tear the Roman Empire in two. However, author Stacy Schiff believes history has given Cleopatra a bad rap and sets out to tell Egyptian queen's true story
Saint-Exupéry : a biography by Stacy Schiff( Book )

40 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stacy Schiff has brought Saint-Exupery wonderfully to life in this definitive biography of the enchanting and complex man. Drawing on dramatic new material, she provides full accounts of his many harrowing plunges to earth, the most serious of which led to the publication of Wind, Sand and Stars, and of his unhappy yet fertile years in New York, where he wrote both Flight to Arras and The Little Prince. She includes entirely fresh information on his career as an Allied war pilot as well as a heartbreaking portrait of him as a Frenchman without a country - and without any politics - in 1940. Deftly, she explores his tortured relationships with his wife and with other women, drawing on many unpublished letters and on her extensive interviews with his friends and his lovers. And she sets him superbly in the context of an era increasingly at odds with his courtly personality and romantic vision
The witches : Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff( Recording )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before nineteen men and women had been hanged and an 80-year-old man crushed to death. The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, parents and children each other
Cleopatra : a life by Stacy Schiff( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life one of the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world
A great improvisation : [Franklin, France, and the birth of America] by Stacy Schiff( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how Benjamin Franklin outmaneuvered hostile colleagues, British spies, French informers, and other challenges to convince France to underwrite America's experiment in democracy
Véra : Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov by Stacy Schiff( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed by critics as "monumental" (Boston Globe) and "utterly romantic" (New York magazine), Vřa, the story of Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov, brings to shimmering life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time. Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita, Pale Fire, and Speak, Memory, wrote his books first for himself and secondly for his wife
The witches : suspicion, betrayal, and hysteria in 1692 Salem by Stacy Schiff( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An electrifying, fresh view of the Salem witch trials... Along with suffrage and Prohibition, the Salem witch trials represent one of the few moments when women played the central role in American history. Drawing masterfully on the archives, Stacy Schiff introduces us to the strains on a Puritan adolescent's life and to the authorities whose delicate agendas were at risk. She illuminates the demands of a rigorous faith, the vulnerability of settlements adrift from the mother country, perched -- at a politically tumultuous time -- on the edge of what a visitor termed a 'remote, rocky, barren, bushy, wild-woody wilderness.' With devastating clarity, the textures and tensions of a colonial life emerge; hidden patterns subtly, startlingly detach themselves from the darkness. Schiff brings early American anxieties to the fore to align them brilliantly with our own. In an era of religious provocations, crowdsourcing, and invisible enemies, this enthralling story makes more sense than ever
Dr. Franklin goes to France by Stacy Schiff( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witches by Stacy Schiff( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Véra : ein Leben mit Vladimir Nabokov by Stacy Schiff( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cléopâtre by Stacy Schiff( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in 6 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande improvisation : Franklin, la France et la naissance des États-Unis by Stacy Schiff( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le temps est exécrable en ce 3 décembre de l'an 1776 sur les côtes bretonnes lorsque débarque, d'un frêle esquif, un vieillard perclus de rhumatismes. Son arrivée se fait dans le plus grand secret - il s'agit pourtant d'un homme célèbre et respecté dans le monde entier, et qui lors de son séjour français, changera le cours de l'histoire de l'Amérique. Son nom : Benjamin Franklin. Sa mission : rallier la France de l'Ancien Régime à la cause de la Révolution américaine. Et au vu des mille péripéties qui jalonneront cette première aventure franco-américaine au cours des mois suivants, c'est miracle qu'il y soit parvenu!
Véra's butterflies : first editions by Vladimir Nabokov inscribed to his wife by Sarah Funke( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleopatra : ein Leben by Stacy Schiff( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in German and Thai and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleopatra VII., der letzte hinter Mythen und märchenhafter Schönheit verborgene weibliche Pharao Ägyptens, erwacht durch Pulitzer-Preisträgerin Stacy Schiff dank intensiver Recherche und neuer Auswertung antiker Quellen zu neuem Leben: eine außerordentlich starke Herrscherin, selbstbewusst, versiert in politischem Kalkül, diplomatisch und visionär
A biography of Saint-Exupery by Stacy Schiff( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Franklin and the birth of America : Franklin's French adventure 1776-85 by Stacy Schiff( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after America declared her independence, Congress dispatched Benjamin Franklin to France to solicit aid and arms for the upcoming fight. He was seventy years old, possessed of the most rudimentary French and had no diplomatic training. But this most remarkable of envoys was also among the most famous men in the world. During his eight years in Paris he charmed the French, outwitted the British spies and stirred a passion for a republic in those who lived under an absolute monarchy. Stacy Schiff tells a tale of international intrigue and from it emerges an intimate portrait of a brilliant man, as well as a sense of the fragility and improvisation of his country's bid for independence
 
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Cleopatra : a life
Alternative Names
De La Bruyère Stacy

La Bruyère Stacy de

La Bruyère, Stacy de 1961-

Schiff, Stacy Madeleine

Šīf, Stāysī 1961-

Šiff, Stejsi.

Šiff, Stejsi 1961-

Stacy de La Bruyère

Stacy Schiff Amerikaans historica

Stacy Schiff amerikansk historikar

Stacy Schiff amerikansk historiker

Stacy Schiff US-amerikanische Biografin und Journalistin

Стейси Шиф

Стейси Шифф американская писательница

Шифф, Стейси

שיף, סטיסי

시프, 스테이시 1961-

シフ, ステイシー

ステイシー・シフ

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A great improvisation : Franklin, France, and the birth of AmericaVera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) : a biographyCleopatra : a lifeSaint-Exupéry : a biographyCleopatra : a lifeA great improvisation : [Franklin, France, and the birth of America]Véra : Mrs. Vladimir NabokovBenjamin Franklin and the birth of America : Franklin's French adventure 1776-85