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The secret life of Josephine : Napoleon's bird of paradise

Author: Carolly Erickson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Surviving a violent past to become the wife of General Bonaparte, Josephine, an exotic Caribbean-Creole woman, rises even further in status when her husband crowns himself emperor but is unable to forget a mysterious stranger who won her heart in girlhood.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 9780312367350 031236735X
OCLC Number: 133465551
Description: 328 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Carolly Erickson.
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Born on Caribbean island of Martinique, Josephine had exotic Creole appeal that would propel her to reign over an empire as wife of the powerful man in the world. Married young to an arrogant French  Read more...

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