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Napoleon : a biography

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 1998.
Series: Pimlico (Series), 325.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography, Frank McLynn traces the life and career of Napoleon, from his Corsican roots through the years of triumph to his ultimate defeat. Particular emphasis is given to Napoleon's military genius and the feats of his Grand Armee.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 0712662472 9780712662475
OCLC Number: 43179264
Notes: Originally published: London : Cape, 1997.
Description: 739 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Pimlico (Series), 325.
Responsibility: Frank McLynn.

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