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The Resurrection of the Romanovs

Anastasia, Anna Anderson, and the World's Greatest Royal Mystery

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The truth of the enduring mystery of Anastasia's fate-and the life of her most convincing impostor The passage of more than ninety years and the publication of hundreds of books in dozens of languages has not extinguished an enduring interest in the mysteries surrounding the 1918 execution of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family. The Resurrection of the Romanovs draws on a wealth of new information from previously unpublished materials and unexplored sources to probe the most enduring Romanov mystery of all: the fate of the Tsar's youngest daughter, Anastasia, whose remains were not buried with those of her family, and her identification with Anna Anderson, the woman who claimed to be the missing Grand Duchess.* Penetrates the intriguing mysteries surrounding the execution of Tsar Nicholas II and the true fate of his daughter, Anastasia* Reveals previously unknown details of Anderson's life as Franziska Schanzkowska* Explains how Anderson acquired her knowledge, why people believed her claim, and how it transformed Anastasia into a cultural phenomenon* Draws on unpublished materials including Schanzkowska family memoirs, legal papers, and exclusive access to private documents of the British and Hessian Royal Families* Includes 75 photographs, dozens published here for the first time* Written by the authors of The Fate of the Romanovs Refuting long-accepted evidence in the Anderson case, The Resurrection of the Romanovs finally explodes the greatest royal mystery of the twentieth-century.
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GREG KING is the author of The Court of the Last Tsar; Twilight of Splendor: The Court of Queen Victoria during Her Diamond Jubilee Year; and A Season of Splendor: The Court of Mrs. Astor in Gilded Age New York. PENNY WILSON is a Russian historian and Romanov scholar. She coauthored The Fate of the Romanovs with Greg King.


Authors' Note. Acknowledgments. Cast of Principal Characters. Introduction. PART ONE ANASTASIA. 1 "My God, What a Disappointment!" 2 The Imp. 3 Into the Abyss. 4 "How Little I Suspected That I Was Never to See Them Again". PART TWO ANNA ANDERSON. 5 Resurrection. 6 Fraulein Unbekannt. 7 A Story of Escape. 8 A Ghost from the Past? 9 Encounter in Berlin. 10 "If the Imperial House of Russia Wants to Let One of Its Own Die in the Gutter... ." 11 "A Sort of Weird Charm". 12 The Making of a Myth. 13 "A Gruesome Impression". 14 A Tale of Two Books. 15 Emigres at War. 16 The Trials. 17 "How Shall I Tell You Who I Am?" PART THREE FRANZISKA. 18 The Fairy Tale Crumbles. 19 A Girl from the Provinces. 20 The Polish Factory Worker. 21 The Myth Unravels. 22 Into the Pages of History. Epilogue. Notes. Bibliography. Index.