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Artemisia: Un duel pour l'immortalite (French Edition) (French) Paperback – 1998


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 526 pages
  • Publisher: R. Laffont (1998)
  • Language: French
  • ISBN-10: 2702820212
  • ISBN-13: 978-2221084014
  • ASIN: 2221084012
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,171,630 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Text: French

About the Author

Pendant cinq ans, Alexandra Lapierre a mené une extraordinaire enquête sur les traces d'Artemisia Gentileschi, la poursuivant dans les documents d'archives de l'Europe entière, s'installant à Rome dans la rue même où vécut son héroïne. Sa parfaite connaissance du contexte historique et son acharnement à débusquer les indices lui ont permis de reconstituer, à quatre siècles de distance, les sons, les couleurs et les odeurs dont fut imprégnée l'existence d'Artemisia. Publié avec succès dans le monde entier, son récit a contribué à faire sortir de l'oubli l'immense artiste que fut Artemisia Gentileschi. Aux Éditions Robert Laffont, Alexandra Lapierre a notamment publié Fanny Stevenson (Grand prix des lectrices de Elle, 1994).

More About the Author

French novelist and biographer Alexandra Lapierre is a graduate of the Sorbonne and the University of Southern California. Her best-selling books have been translated worldwide, including two titles in English, "Fanny Stevenson" and "Artemisia," and have garnered her numerous awards, including the best book of the year by the readers of Elle magazine for her biography of American pioneer Fanny Stevenson. She was voted Woman of Culture by the city of Rome, Italy, and has been nominated Chevalier in the "Order of Arts and Letters" by the French government. Her most recent work, "L'Excessive," was an immediate best seller in Europe and is being developed for a television series. Alexandra Lapierre lives in Paris.

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