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"[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."
--VogueFrom 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.
  • ISBN13: 9780061684425
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Pubilcation Year: 2010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00480
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateJuly 27, 2010
Pages480
Primary CategoryBiography & Autobiography/Women

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

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