Dancing to the Precipice: The Life of Lucie de La Tour Du Pin, Eyewitness to an Era (Paperback)

The Life of Lucie de La Tour Du Pin, Eyewitness to an Era

By Caroline Moorehead

Harper Perennial, 9780061684425, 480pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2010

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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.
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