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Finding Emilie

Author: Laurel Corona
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Gallery books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Sharing a sisterly relationship with the court-minded daughter of her guardian, Lili of pre-Revolution France attends a convent school where independent thinking is punished and where she struggles with private ambitions to be more than a pious and dutiful wife.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise; Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet, marquise
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Corona
ISBN: 9781439197660 1439197660 9781439197677 1439197679
OCLC Number: 646112942
Description: viii, 427 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Laurel Corona.

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This book captures the spirit of the brilliant but controversial and often scandalous Emilie in her daughter Lili's own search for truth and happiness.--Anne Easter Smith, award-winning author of  Read more...

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"Finding Emilie gives us an irrepressible heroine in the young Lili du Chatelet, whose life is full of engrossing surprises, mysterious journeys into old, crumbling French estates... and the rumbling Read more...

 
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