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City of Fortune

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City of Fortune by Roger Crowley
Paperback $18.00
May 21, 2013 | ISBN 9780812980226

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“The rise and fall of Venice’s empire is an irresistible story and [Roger] Crowley, with his rousing descriptive gifts and scholarly attention to detail, is its perfect chronicler.”—The Financial Times
 
“[Crowley] writes with a racy briskness that lifts sea battles and sieges off the page.”—The New York Times
 
“Crowley chronicles the peak of Venice’s past glory with Wordsworthian sympathy, supplemented by impressive learning and infectious enthusiasm.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
“A pleasure to read . . . a gripping story.”—Washington Independent Review of Books
 
“Fascinating . . . [Crowley writes] absorbingly and accessibly for all readers of history.”—Library Journal

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