A Visit with Author Stacy Schiff

Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, is among the most notorious women in history, and the subject of much historical fiction, yet, few facts were actually known about her until now. In this addition of Maryville Talks Books, Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff shares the enthralling details about one of the most intriguing women in history, and shares some insight into the process of writing her bestselling biography “Cleopatra: A Life.”

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A Visit with Author Stacy Schiff

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am