Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

Portrait of a Woman

By Robert K. Massie

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410450210, 929pp.

Publication Date: August 2012

About the Author
Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and modern European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from 1987 to 1991. His previous books include "Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for Biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, and "Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War.

"From the Hardcover edition.