VIRTUAL: Nancy Goldstone at the Hudson Library [1/13]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Nancy Goldstone on January 13th at 7pm. Goldstone will be discussing her book In the Shadow of the Empress.

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In the Shadow of the Empress is a vibrant, sprawling saga of Empress Maria Theresa, one of the most renowned women rules in history, and three of her extraordinary daughters. Unfolding against an irresistible backdrop of brilliant courts from Vienna to Versailles, embracing the exotic lure of Naples and Sicily, Goldstone’s deeply researched epic history is a tour de force of desire, adventure, ambition, treachery, sorrow, and glory. 

Event date: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236
In the Shadow of the Empress: The Defiant Lives of Maria Theresa, Mother of Marie Antoinette, and Her Daughters Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316449335
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 21st, 2021

The vibrant, sprawling saga of Empress Maria Theresa—one of the most renowned women rulers in history—and three of her extraordinary daughters, including Marie Antoinette, the doomed queen of France.

Out of the thrilling and tempestuous eighteenth century comes the sweeping family saga of beautiful Maria Theresa, a sovereign of uncommon strength and vision, the only w