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

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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: 9780061684418
ISBN-10: 0061684414
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: June 1st, 2009
Pages: 496
Language: English