Dancing to the Precipice : The Life of Lucie de la Tour Du Pin, Eyewitness to an Era
by Caroline Moorehead


Overview - " A] remarkable biography....Moorehead deftly wields periods detail...to tell the story of a captivating woman who kept her sense of self amid the vicissitudes of politics."
-- Vogue

From acclaimed biographer Caroline Moorhead comes Dancing to the Precipice, a sweeping chronicle of the remarkable life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin--"an astute, thoroughly engaging biography of a formidable woman" ( Boston Globe ) who, over the span of some 80 years, was witness to, and often a participant in the major social upheavals of eighteenth-century French history.
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Overview
" A] remarkable biography....Moorehead deftly wields periods detail...to tell the story of a captivating woman who kept her sense of self amid the vicissitudes of politics."
--Vogue

From acclaimed biographer Caroline Moorhead comes Dancing to the Precipice, a sweeping chronicle of the remarkable life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin--"an astute, thoroughly engaging biography of a formidable woman" (Boston Globe) who, over the span of some 80 years, was witness to, and often a participant in the major social upheavals of eighteenth-century French history.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061684425
  • ISBN-10: 0061684422
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Page Count: 480
  • Dimensions: 8.98 x 6.04 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.18 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Women
Books > History > Europe - France

 
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