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Marie Antoinette : the last queen of France

Author: Evelyne Lever
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the French queen explores the intrigue surrounding her life, as well as the events leading up to her death.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Marie-Antoinette, reine épouse de Louis XVI roi de France; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyne Lever
ISBN: 0374199388 9780374199388
OCLC Number: 43607486
Description: viii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Daughter of Maria Theresa --
Great expectations --
A royal marriage --
The Versailles court --
Madame la Dauphine --
End of a reign, end of an era --
A happy accession --
Little twenty-year-old queen --
The coronation --
The queen's circle --
Venus and Vulcan --
The queen's intrigues --
The brother's visit --
Motherhood --
Fersen --
Queen of Trianon --
Birth of a dauphin --
Fersen's return --
Last illusions --
Scandal in the air --
The diamond necklace affair --
Madame Deficit --
My fate is to bring bad luck --
Do you know a woman more to be pitied than me? --
The fall of the Bastille --
The last summer at Versailles --
The tragedy of October 1789 --
The Tuileries --
Escape plans --
The Varennes drama --
The impasse --
The last show of strength --
The fall of the monarchy --
The death of the king --
The conciergerie --
Trial and death of the queen --
Epilogue : What became of them?
Other Titles: Marie-Antoinette.
Responsibility: by Evelyne Lever ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.

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A biography of the French queen explores the intrigue surrounding her life, as well as the events leading up to her death.

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