The Birth of Venus

Title The Birth of Venus
Names Dunant, Sarah.
Book Number BR015267
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Renaissance Florence. Sixteen-year-old Alessandra Cecchi, the educated, artistic daughter of a wealthy merchant, is forced to marry an older man, who promises her freedom. Upon discovering his true intentions, she turns for love to an artist commissioned by her father. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2003.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Long Book - LO
Sexually Explicit - SE
Strong Language - ST
Best Sellers - Fiction - BSF
Fiction Set In Other Countries - FORF
Historical Fiction, World-1600-2000 - HWFS
Historical Fiction World - HWF
Braille Book Review, May-Jun 2005 - B305
Audience Notes Renaissance Florence. Sixteen-year-old Alessandra Cecchi, the educated, artistic daughter of a wealthy merchant, is forced to marry an older man, who promises her freedom. Upon discovering his true intentions, she turns for love to an artist commissioned by her father. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2003.
LC Subject Arranged marriage - Fiction
Women painters - Fiction
Married women - Fiction
Teenage girls - Fiction
Painters - Fiction
Florence (Italy) - History - 1421-1737 - Fiction
Call Number 823.914 AFI
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Random House 2003 (National Braille Press, transcribing agency. National Braille Press, distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st U.S. ed. New York : Random House, c2003.
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