Spangle Volume III: Grand Promenade

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Macmillan, Apr 15, 1999 - Fiction - 502 pages
The epic saga of Spangle takes us on a grand tour across two continents, from the post-Civil War South to the glittering capitals of nineteenth-century Europe. in The Grand Promenade, Zachary Edge and his troupe of showmen travel north across Hungary to rugged, majestic Russia, where he will meet Tsar Alexander at the St. Petersburg court. From there it's south and west, dodging Bismark's bullets, to Emperor Louis Napoleon's Paris which is facing the imminent threat of war. For Zachary Edge and his friends, Europe, with its beautiful women, its absinthe-drinking poets, and its captivating royalty, provides on unforgettable experience after the next. Through them, we view a continent poised on the brink of tumultuous change.

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Contents

I
1
II
21
III
40
IV
59
V
78
VI
99
VII
120
VIII
145
XIV
244
XV
268
XVI
285
XVII
304
XVIII
316
XIX
333
XX
349
XXI
390

IX
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X
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XI
195
XII
212
XIII
227
XXII
415
XXIII
440
XXIV
459
XXV
478
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About the author (1999)

Gary Jennings is known for his intensive research which often includes rigorous and sometimes hazardous travels-exploring every corner of Mexico for his Aztec novels, retracing the numerous wanderings of Marco Polo for The Journeyer, joining nine different circuses for Spangle, and roaming the Balkans to do Raptor.

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