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Who created it? Herman, Eleanor, 1960-
What's it called? Mistress of the Vatican : the true story of Olimpia Maidalchini, the secret female pope / Eleanor Herman.
Who published it? New York, NY : William Morrow, c2008.
Edition info! 1st. ed.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  945.63407 Her  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xi, 452 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-438) and index.
What's it about? Traces the story of a seventeenth-century mistress who significantly influenced the Catholic church and international policy in Rome during the reign of her lover and brother-in-law, Pope Innocent X, in an account that describes her humble origins, strategic marriages, and Vatican powers.
Helpful subjects! Pamphili, Olimpia Maidalchini, 1594-1656.
Papal States -- History -- Innocent X, 1644-1655.
Women in the Catholic Church -- Vatican City -- History -- 17th century.
Papacy -- History -- 1566-1799.
Nobility -- Italy -- Papal States -- Biography.
Special numbers! 9780061245558 (alk. paper)
0061245550 (alk. paper)
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