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The Resource Dancing to the precipice : the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era, Caroline Moorehead

Dancing to the precipice : the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era, Caroline Moorehead

Label
Dancing to the precipice : the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era
Title
Dancing to the precipice
Title remainder
the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the story of a turn-of-the-nineteenth-century social chronicler, from her early years among the French and British nobility to her first-hand witness to such events as the demise of the French monarchy and the Reign of Terror
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moorehead, Caroline
Dewey number
944.04092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DC146.L3
LC item number
M66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, Henriette Lucie Dillon
  • Tour-du-Pin family
  • Nobility
  • France
  • United States
  • France
Label
Dancing to the precipice : the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era, Caroline Moorehead
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-443) and index
Contents
This magnificent age -- A talent for deception -- A sparkling picture -- The colour of hope -- The dismantling of Paris -- Deep and dark shades -- Standing on a vast volcano -- Heads falling like tiles -- Mrs. Latour from the old country -- Incroyables and merveilleuses -- Hordes of vagabond French -- Toothless dogs and clawless cats -- Not a court, but a power -- Oh unhappy France! -- Embarking on a career of grief -- A pocket tyranny -- A warm heart -- The rhapsodies of life
Control code
ocn262884247
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061684418
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011283402
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)262884247
Label
Dancing to the precipice : the life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin, eyewitness to an era, Caroline Moorehead
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-443) and index
Contents
This magnificent age -- A talent for deception -- A sparkling picture -- The colour of hope -- The dismantling of Paris -- Deep and dark shades -- Standing on a vast volcano -- Heads falling like tiles -- Mrs. Latour from the old country -- Incroyables and merveilleuses -- Hordes of vagabond French -- Toothless dogs and clawless cats -- Not a court, but a power -- Oh unhappy France! -- Embarking on a career of grief -- A pocket tyranny -- A warm heart -- The rhapsodies of life
Control code
ocn262884247
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061684418
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011283402
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)262884247

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