The highly acclaimed author of Lempriere's Dictionary, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of 1992, returns with a vivid, antic, and picaresque fictional tapestry--reminiscent of The Name of ther Rose--which spins around one of history's most bizarre chapters: the 16th-century attempt to procure a rhinoceros for the amusement of Pope Leo X.

The Pope's Rhinoceros 2003, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802139887

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The Pope's Rhinoceros 1997, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805054750

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The Pope's Rhinoceros 1996, Harmony, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780517595329

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