The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of by Candace Fleming PDF

By Candace Fleming

“[A] fantastic history.... In those exciting, hugely readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we stopover at the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause within the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac inheritor who, together with his mom and dad and 4 sisters, will be murdered by way of the Bolsheviks in 1918.” —The Wall highway Journal
this is the tumultuous, heartrending, precise tale of the Romanovs—at as soon as an intimate portrait of Russia's final royal kinfolk and a gripping account of its undoing. utilizing eye-catching pictures and compelling first individual debts, award-winning writer Candace Fleming (Amelia Lost; The Lincolns) deftly maneuvers among the imperial family’s extravagant lives and the plight of Russia's negative lots, making this an completely captivating learn in addition to an ideal source for assembly universal middle standards.

"An exhilarating narrative historical past of a doomed and clueless relatives and empire." —Jim Murphy, writer of Newbery Honor Books An American Plague and The nice Fire

"For readers who regard background as boring, Fleming’s striking booklet is evidence optimistic that, to the contrary, it really is perpetually interesting, soaking up as any novel, and the stuff of an altogether memorable studying experience." —Booklist, Starred

"Marrying the intimate kin portrait of Heiligman’s Charles and Emma with the politics and intrigue of Sheinkin’s Bomb, Fleming has outdone herself with this riveting paintings of narrative nonfiction that appeals to the mind's eye up to the intellect." —The Horn Book, Starred

Winner of the Los Angeles Times publication Prize for younger grownup Literature
Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn publication Award for Nonfiction
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalist 
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award for impressive Nonfiction

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