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

Authors: Moorehead, Caroline
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: BIO022000, HIS058000, HIS013000
ISBN: 9780061887529, Related ISBNs: 0061887528, 9780061684425, 9780061887529
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 512,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

“[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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