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When my sister was Cleopatra Moon

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Published by Talk Miramax Books, Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Korean American families -- Fiction.,
    • Korean American women -- Fiction.,
    • Korean Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Sisters -- Fiction.,
    • Virginia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrances Park.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.A6732 W48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. ;
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50252M
      ISBN 100786866470
      LC Control Number99054524

      Cleopatra VII Philopator (Koinē Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ, romanized: Kleopátra Philopátōr; 69 – 10 or 12 August 30 BC) was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, nominally survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. As a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion Father: Ptolemy XII Auletes. Get this from a library! Cleopatra: sister of the moon. [Margaret Leighton (Carver)] -- The life of the Egyptian queen who gained and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliance with Julius Caesar and later Marc Antony.   Ptolemy was a year younger than Theos and even easier to control so Cleopatra effectively ruled Egypt. After the assassination of Caesar in Rome on the ides of March 44 BC, Cleopatra poisoned Ptolemy and instead declared Ceasarion, her son by Caesar, co-ruler in his place. A queen like no other – Cleopatra. Unfortunately for.


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WHEN MY SISTER WAS CLEOPATRA MOON is an incredible novel that works on three levels: the rivalry between sisters, the Korean-American s experience, and the difficulty of an immigrant to adapt to this country.

The story line is insightful yet quite entertaining as readers will appreciate the key players/5(10). When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Cleo was everything her little sister Marcy wanted /5. WHEN MY SISTER WAS CLEOPATRA MOON is an incredible novel that works on three levels: the rivalry between sisters, the Korean-American s experience, and the difficulty of an immigrant to adapt to this country.

The story line is insightful yet quite entertaining as readers will appreciate the key players/5. Again, however, Marcy misjudges her sister and her connection to her children and dead husband. In the end, When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon is very much about loss--of one's culture, one's family, and of oneself.

Park handles all of this successfully, weaving the past and present together with great skill. When my sister was Cleopatra Moon. New York: Talk Miramax Books: Hyperion, © (OCoLC) Online version: Park, Frances, When my sister was Cleopatra Moon.

New York: Talk Miramax Books: Hyperion, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frances Park. When her brother-in-law dies in a freak accident, Marcy Moon rushes to offer support and solace to her older sister Cleo.

Their reunion opens the floodgates of family memory, and Marcy is forced to re-examine her childhood hero-worship for her older, glamorous sister, as well as her relationship with her strange, unassimilated mother. Cleopatra's Moon was a great book.

It funny that I am sad because I am done with the book. Cleopatra's Moon tell the timeless story of Cleopatra Selene the child of the Great Cleopatra and her Roman Husband Mark Anthony. Let me just say that I 4/5. WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD “We all live in exile – exile from a past when things were better and happier When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon describes that sense of loss powerfully ” THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT “When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon comes to us as a cautionary tale about the perils of the American dream.”.

Title: Cleopatra’s Moon Author: Vicky Alvear Shecter Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Arthur A.

Levine Books (Scholastic) Publication Date: August Hardcover: pages “The Luxe” meets the ancient world in the extraordinary story of Cleopatra’s daughter. Selene has grown up in a palace on the Nile with her parents, Cleopatra.

If I had to name a favorite book, I would name My Sister the Moon. My Sister the Moon is the second installment in a trilogy beginning with Mother Earth, Father Sky, and ending with Brother Wind. I first read it, my eyes glued to every page when I was 17 years old, sometimes in the early 90s/5.

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WHEN MY SISTER WAS CLEOPATRA MOON is an incredible novel that works on three levels: the rivalry between sisters, the Korean-American s experience, and the difficulty of an immigrant to adapt to this country.

The story line is insightful yet quite entertaining as readers will appreciate the key players.4/5(10). When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon: Frances Park: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store /5(7). When my sister was Cleopatra Moon. [Frances Park] Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Marcy Moon has spent half a lifetime idolizing her bold, glamorous sister, Cleo.

But when her brother-in-law dies in a freak accident. cleopatra s moon Download cleopatra s moon or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get cleopatra s moon book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

WHEN MY SISTER WAS CLEOPATRA MOON is an incredible novel that works on three levels: the rivalry between sisters, the Korean-American s experience, and the difficulty of an immigrant to adapt to this country.

The story line is insightful yet quite entertaining as readers will appreciate the key players. My mother the late Queen's name was Cleopatra, and I was proud to bear her name. But I would have been proud of it in any case, for it is a great name in the history of our family, going all the way back to the sister of Alexander the /5().

Cleopatra's Sister is the tenth novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively. Detached and unwordly paleontologist Howard Beamish is on a journey that is to change his life. Travelling to Nairobi, his plane is forced to land in Marsopolis, the capital of Callimbia, where Cleopatra's sister entertained Antony/5.

Cleopatra Selene is the only daughter of the brilliant Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and General Marcus Antonius of Rome. She’s grown up with jewels on her arms, servants at her feet, and all the pleasures of a palace at her command, and she wants only to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a great and powerful queen.

Cleopatra's Moon () About book: Cleopatra’s Moon I am currently reading the book Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter. The story first takes place in Egypt and is based on the princess Cleopatra Selene’s adventures throughout her life.

She is the daughter of the great Cleopatra VII, and the Roman general Marcus Antonius. CLEOPATRA'S MOON is Vicky Alvear Shecter's debut novel, an entertaining work of historical fiction that should appeal to teens who enjoy history or more pensive reads. This colorful, sophisticated tale brings to life an ancient religion with some unusual and mysterious beliefs, but its main focus is both passionate and philosophical, telling of.

I learned a lot from this book about Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome thanks to the book and research I did on characters in the book and I also learned some new vocabulary such as Cleopatra Selene was not only named after her mother but also the Greek goddess Selene goddess of the moon.

Unfortunately, Frances Park’s When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon is a clunky, less than riveting debut. When My Sister Was Cleopatra Author: Soyon Im. Cleopatra, Sister of the Moon book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The life of the Egyptian queen who gained and maintained pow /5(13). Selene has grown up in a palace on the Nile with her parents, Cleopatra & Mark Antony--the most brilliant, powerful rulers on earth.

But the jealous Roman Emperor Octavianus wants Egypt for himself, & when war finally comes, Selene faces the loss of all she's ever loved.

Forced to build a new /5(51). When her brother-in-law dies in a freak accident, Marcy Moon rushes to offer support and solace to her older sister Cleo. Their reunion opens the floodgates of family memory, and Marcy is forced to re-examine her childhood hero-worship for her older, glamorous sister, as well as the cultural conflicts that arise from being first generation children of Korean immigrants.

When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon by Frances Park. This family, comprised of a distant mother, insomniac father, bipolar older sister and new-age main character experiences ongoing situational traumas, racial tyranny and sexual but serves to isolate the family members and ultimately brings them together.

Cleopatra's Moon () About book: Cleopatra’s Moon I am currently reading the book Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter. The story first takes place in Egypt and is based on the princess Cleopatra Selene’s adventures throughout her life.

She is the daughter of the great Cleopatra VII, and the Roman general Marcus Antonius/5(3). Arsinoë IV (Greek: Ἀρσινόη; between 68 and 63 BC – 41 BC) was the fourth of six children and the youngest daughter of Ptolemy XII and co-ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt with her brother Ptolemy XIII from 48 BC – 47 BC, she was one of the last members of the Ptolemaic dynasty of ancient ë IV was also the half sister of Cleopatra : Ptolemy XII Auletes.

In addition to writing many short stories and the novel "When My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon," I've also authored or co-authored two other novels and 5 award-winning children's books. For my writing, I've been interviewed on 'Good Morning America', NPR's Weekend Sunday Edition, CNN, Voice of America, Radio Free Asia, and the Diane Rehm Show.

Teen and tween readers will find themselves completely captivated and feel their heart race alongside Cleopatra Selene's. Parents may want to read CLEOPATRA'S MOON alongside their children, particularly younger ones, as it has many disturbing scenes and complicated topics.

This is a great book for discussing women's roles in ancient times and 5/5. Cleo was everything her little sister Marcy wanted to be: beautiful, alluring, and fiercely independent. But when Cleo comes home from college, Marcy realizes that her older sister is no longer the person she once idolized.

Their summer together is a trau. It is the boulevards and the statue of Cleopatra’s sister and the Army College and Masrun Prison and the Excelsior Hotel.

Just the ceaseless roll of the globe, the ebb and flow of tides, the blaze of the sun, the cold stare of the moon. Growth and decay; birth and death. silly.’ Not looking up from the book she could almost read and 4/5(32). The book is the first in a planned series of four that will tell of Cleopatra’s rise and famous fall, but Cleopatra herself hardly appears in it.

The second, Cleopatra's Moon, although written by a different author picks up at a latter time in Cleopatra's life. Cleopatra's Moon is a book about Cleopatra's daughter by Marcus Antonius, Cleopatra XVII Selene and this is partly what makes this book so unusual.

Told in Cleopatra Selene's voice, Part I of Cleopatra's Moon begins when she is a. The author of more than one hundred published books and with nearly 5 million copies of her books sold worldwide, Angela Hunt is the New York Times bestselling author of Risen: The Novelizaton of the Major Motion Picture, The Note, The Nativity Story, and the Dangerous BeautyAngela completed her PhD in biblical studies in : Baker Publishing Group.

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In an age of ice nine Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Many people know the story of Cleopatra VII whose lovers most famously included Julius Caesar and Marc is less well known is the fate of her elder sister Berenice IV and her younger sister Arsinoe unately, much like their sister Cleopatra VII, both young princesses came to untimely ends.

THE BACK STORY. FIGURE 1: PTOLEMATIC EMPIRE. Read online free book Cleopatra's Moon. Cleopatra’s Moon I am currently reading the book Cleopatra’s M. The information about Cleopatra shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.

Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the /5(27).Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis is a novel written by the author H.

Rider Haggard, the author of King Solomon's Mines and She. The book was first printed in The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of Ancient Egyptian history and revolves around the survival of a dynasty bloodline protected by the Priesthood of : H. Rider Haggard.Welcome to our writing world: It goes without saying that YES we are sisters as well as authors and co-authors of ten highly acclaimed books – novels, nonfiction memoir and award-winning children’s books.

Winter/Spring Frances and Ginger are delighted to announce the publication of The Secrets of the Waterfall – a short story curated from their previously .