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    DescriptionFrom the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie--also available are "Peter the Great "and "Nicholas and Alexandra" In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where were the bones of the two younger Romanovs supposedly murdered with the rest of the family? Was Anna Anderson, celebrated for more than sixty years in newspapers, books, and film, really Grand Duchess Anastasia? "The Romanovs" provides the answers, describing in suspenseful detail the dramatic efforts to discover the truth. Pulitzer Prize winner Robert K. Massie, the author of "Catherine the Great, "presents a colorful panorama of contemporary characters, illuminating the major scientific dispute between Russian experts and a team of Americans, whose findings, along with those of DNA scientists from Russia, America, and Great Britain, all contributed to solving one of the great mysteries of the twentieth century. The Modern Library of the World's Best Books The Romanovs "Riveting . . . unfolds like a detective story."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review" Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Enthralling . . . as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--"The New York Times Book Review" " " Nicholas and Alexandra "A magnificent and intimate picture . . . Not only the main characters but a whole era become alive and comprehensible."--"Harper's"


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    Title
    The Romanovs
    Subtitle
    The Final Chapter
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert K Massie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 335
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679645634
    ISBN 10: 0679645632
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVUA
    BIC subject category V2: BGHA, HBJD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: BGRA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET180
    Ingram Theme: CULT/RUSSIA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: H5
    B&T Approval Code: A15204060
    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: DK258 .M33 2012
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    Modern Library
    Imprint name
    Modern Library
    Publication date
    18 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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."
    Review quote
    "Masterful."--"The Washington Post Book World" "Riveting . . . unfolds like a detective story."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review" "An admirable scientific thriller."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Compelling . . . a fascinating account."--"Chicago Tribune" "A masterpiece of investigative reporting."--"San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle"