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Author: Professor Thomas F. Madden, Thomas F. Madden Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781470327682

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A distinguished professor and widely published author whose scholarship has been awarded the Otto Grundler Prize and Charles Homer Haskins Medal, Thomas F. Madden offers a "savory, tantalizing" (Publishers Weekly) depiction of Venice. The first complete English-language portrait of the city in almost 30 years, Venicedetails La Serenissima's unique history - including its role as the birthplace of capitalism - that is every bit as fascinating as its heralded art and architecture.

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About the Author

Thomas F. Madden is professor of history and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University. He is a widely recognized expert on the Crusades and Christian-Muslim relations and the author of numerous books, including The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople, Enrico Dandolo and the Rise of Venice, and Venice: A New History. Awards for his scholarship include the Haskins Medal and the Otto Gründler Prize. He resides in St. Louis, Missouri.

About the Narrator

Edoardo Ballerini, an American actor, director, film producer, and award–winning narrator. He has won several Audie Awards for best narration, including for 2019’s Best Male Narrator of the Year, and was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine in 2019. He has narrated over two hundred audiobooks, from classics to modern masters, from bestsellers to the inspirational, from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners to spine-tingling series, and much more. In television and film, he is best known for his roles in The Sopranos, 24, I Shot Andy Warhol, Dinner Rush, and Romeo Must Die. He is also trained in theater and continues to do much work on stage.