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Jerusalem

The Biography

Jerusalem( )
Author: Montefiore, Simon Sebag
ISBN:978-1-78022-025-3
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it

Book Details
Pages:768
Detailed Subjects: History / Middle East / Israel & Palestine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.8 x 5 cm
Book Weight:0.616 Kilograms
Author Biography
Montefiore, Simon Sebag (Author)
Simon Jonathan Sebag Montefiore was born on June 27, 1965 in London. He is a British historian, award winning author of history books and novels and television presenter. He was educated at Ludgrove School and Harrow School. He read history at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where he received his Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). He won an Exhibition to Caius College. He went on to work as a banker, a foreign affairs journalist, and a war correspondent.

Montefiore's first book Catherine the Great & Potemkin. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar won History Book of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards. Young Stalin won the LA Times Book Prize for Best Biography, the Costa Book Award, the Bruno Kreisky Award for Political Literature, and Le Grand Prix de la Biographie Politique. Jerusalem: The Biography was a global bestseller and won The Book of the Year Prize from the Jewish Book Council. His latest history is The Romanovs: 1613-1918. He is also the author of the acclaimed novels Sashenka and One Night in Winter. One Night in Winter won the Political Novel of the Year Prize.

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