Dancing to the Precipice

Dancing to the Precipice

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by Caroline Moorehead
     
 

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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.”
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From acclaimed biographer Caroline Moorhead comes Dancing to the Precipice, a sweeping chronicle of the remarkable life

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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.”
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061887529
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
279,763
File size:
1 MB

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