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The imperial wife: a novel
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New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016.
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"The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia. Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband. As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the world of Catherine the Great, the infamous 18th-century woman who may have owned the priceless artifact, and who it turns out faced many of the same issues Tanya wrestles with in her own life. The Imperial Wife asks what female ambition means, today and in the past, and whether a marriage can withstand an ambitious wife"--

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First U.S. edition.
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English
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9781250076038

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"The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia. Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband. As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the world of Catherine the Great, the infamous 18th-century woman who may have owned the priceless artifact, and who it turns out faced many of the same issues Tanya wrestles with in her own life. The Imperial Wife asks what female ambition means, today and in the past, and whether a marriage can withstand an ambitious wife"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Reyn, I. (2016). The imperial wife: a novel. First U.S. edition. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Reyn, Irina. 2016. The Imperial Wife: A Novel. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Reyn, Irina, The Imperial Wife: A Novel. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Reyn, Irina. The Imperial Wife: A Novel. First U.S. edition. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016. Print.

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