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Author Moorehead, Caroline.

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

Imprint New York : HarperCollins, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 LA TOUR DU PIN GOUVERNET,H MOO    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xiv, 480 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-443) and index.
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.
Subject La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, Henriette Lucie Dillon, marquise de, 1770-1853.
Nobility -- France -- Biography.
France -- Social life and customs -- 1789-1815.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865.
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