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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Paperback – September 18, 2012

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“Enthralling.”—USA Today

“Gripping.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman has it all: jealous mothers, indulgent eccentrics, greedy social climbers,
intrigue, infidelity, murder, political coups, sex, war and passion.”—Bookreporter

“Exhaustively researched and dramatically narrated.”—The Boston Globe

“[Robert K. Massie] brings great authority to this sweeping account of Catherine and her times. . . . a compelling
read.”—The Washington Post

“Meticulously, dramatically rendered.”—O: The Oprah Magazine

“Reads like an epic Russian novel.”—San Antonio Express-News

“Will transport history lovers.”—People

“Massie makes Catherine’s story dramatic and immediate.”—The Kansas City Star

“Graceful and engrossing.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A biography as captivating as its subject.”—MacLean’s

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About the Author

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 previous
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, and Castles
of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea.

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