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Anastasia

Anastasia

The Lost Princess

James B. Lovell

St. Martin's Griffin

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Anastasia--the name has become synonymous with enigma. the story of the youngest daughter of the last Russian czar has become one of the world's most favorite romantic fascinations, and is one of the strangest, saddest, most haunting riddle of the twentieth century: Did she escape the massacre of the Russian Royal family in 1917?

James Blair Lovell's exhaustive search for the truth culminates in the definitive book, the last word on the mystery of Anastasia. Drawn form eyewitness testimony, medical and scientific study, handwriting analysis, and a cache of thousands of documents, letters, paintings, private photographs, and audio tapes, Anastasia: The Lost Princess separates the facts from the myths, and establishes beyond a shadow of a doubt the identity of the real Anastasia. Filled with romance, intrigue, drama, and startling revelation, it is Anna Anderson's true story.

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“A great, absorbing read by a gifted storyteller. . .Lovell is a splendid narrator, balanced, sympathetic, with a rare eye for the ironic.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Reads like a detective novel, {and} presents an often shocking portrait totally at odds with the Anastasia legend of stage and screen. the fullest account of the mystery to date.” —Publishers Weekly

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About the author

James B. Lovell

Eminent Romanov historian James Blair Lovell's major work, Anastasia: The Lost Princess, was first published in 1991. When he died in 1993, he left behind a vast and important archive of Romanov documents and artifacts.

James B. Lovell

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