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Corona, Laurel 1949-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 82 publications in 7 languages and 8,287 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Biographies  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3603.O7687, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Laurel Corona
The four seasons : a novel of Vivaldi's Venice by Laurel Corona( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In glittering 18th-century Venice, music and love are prized above all else--and for two sisters coming of age, the city's passions blend in intoxicating ways. Chiaretta and Maddalena are as different as night and day. The two sisters were abandoned as babies on the steps of the Ospedale della Piet', Venice's world-famous foundling hospital and musical academy. High-spirited and rebellious, Chiaretta marries into a great aristocratic Venetian family and eventually becomes one of the most powerful women in Venice. Maddalena becomes a violin virtuoso and Antonio Vivaldi's muse. The Four Seasons is a rich, literary imagination of the world of 18th-century Venice and the lives and loves of two extraordinary women
Afghanistan by Laurel Corona( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Persian and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This subset of the Overview Series profiles modern nations of the world, from the most ancient, such as Egypt, to the most recent, such as the former nations of the Soviet Union. Each title presents a broad, comprehensive overview of the nation, including history, geography, and culture. Also included are textual sidebars that provide focused information, a detailed chronology of events, national statistics, bibliographies and a thorough index
The mapmaker's daughter : a novel by Laurel Corona( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the Jewish expulsion from Spain, Amalia Riba stands at a crossroads. In a country violently divided by religion, she must either convert to Christianity and stay safe, or remain a Jew and risk everything. It's a choice she's been walking toward her whole life, from the days of her youth when her family lit the Shabbat candles in secret. Back then, she saw the vast possibility of the world, outlined in the beautiful pen and ink maps her father created. But the world has shifted and contracted since then. The Mapmaker's Daughter is a stirring novel about identity, exile, and what it means to be home. A close look at the great costs and greater rewards of being true to who you really are. A lyrical journey to the time when the Jews of Spain were faced with the wrenching choice of deciding their future as Jews a pivotal period of history and inspiration today
Until our last breath : a Holocaust story of love and partisan resistance by Michael Bart( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the co-author's parents' secret role in the Avengers Jewish resistance movement, including their dramatic escape with fellow members of the underground and their relationship with Zionist leader Abba Kovner
The Russian Federation by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, people and culture of the individual countries that form what is now known as the Russian Federation, as well as its geo-political role in current world affairs
Norway by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Norway including its history, people, arts and entertainment, and future
Ethiopia by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, climate, government, culture, people, and modern aspects of Ethiopia
Penelope's daughter : a novel by Laurel Corona( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father, Odysseus, away and her mother, Penelope, dealing with power-hungry suitors, Xanthe reminisces about her upbringing among slaves, her years spent in hiding with Helen of Troy, and her sexual awakening in the arms of the man she loves
The World Trade Center by Laurel Corona( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and construction of the massive World Trade Center, daily operations, and the tragic events of September 11, 2001
Ukraine by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the discovery, history, geography, people, and culture of the former Soviet republic, Ukraine, as well as its geo-political role in current world affairs
Brazil by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, and history of Brazil and discusses its current state of affairs and place in the world today
Kenya by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, history, and culture of Kenya and discusses its state of affairs and place in the world today
Israel by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the vision of a Jewish homeland, the founding of Israel, and the struggles and dangers of daily life in Israel
Hunting down the terrorists : declaring war and policing global violations by Laurel Corona( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the "international war on terror" which was begun in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, including military, technological, economic, and other weapons being employed
Poland by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of Poland including its history, struggle for sovereignty, Nazi and Communist rule, cultural heritage, and modern day life
South Africa by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the geography, people, history, and culture of South Africa and discusses its current state of affairs
Finding Emilie by Laurel Corona( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharing a sisterly relationship with the court-minded daughter of her guardian, Lili of pre-Revolution France attends a convent school where independent thinking is punished and where she struggles with private ambitions to be more than a pious and dutiful wife
France by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of France from prehistoric times to the twentieth century and discusses its culture, daily life, economics, and social changes
Judaism by Laurel Corona( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism
Peru by Laurel Corona( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people and history of Peru and discusses its current state of affairs and place in the world today
 
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Afghanistan
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Kūrunā, Lauril 1949-

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AfghanistanUntil our last breath : a Holocaust story of love and partisan resistanceThe Russian FederationNorwayEthiopiaPenelope's daughter : a novelThe World Trade CenterUkraine