Franklin

The sixteen pleasures / Robert Hellenga.

Author/Creator:
Hellenga, Robert, 1941-
Other Title:
16 pleasures
Publication:
New York : Soho, c1994.
Format/Description:
Book
327 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Manuscripts -- Italy -- Florence -- Conservation and restoration -- Fiction.
Aretino, Pietro, 1492-1556 -- Manuscripts -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Italy -- Florence -- Fiction.
Young women -- Italy -- Florence -- Fiction.
Americans -- Italy -- Florence -- Fiction.
Americans -- Italy -- Fiction.
Florence (Italy) -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Historical fiction.
Romantic suspense fiction.
Summary:
The adventure of Margot Harrington, an American book conservator saving treasures in the 1966 flood in Florence. She is asked by the mother superior of a convent to help secretly sell a banned book to raise money for the convent. It's the only copy of The Sixteen Pleasures, a volume of sonnets and erotic drawings, ordered destroyed by the Vatican when it was published in 1523.
ISBN:
1569470065 :
OCLC:
29387198
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