Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Author: Carol Berkin
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte; Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte; Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Berkin
ISBN: 9780307592781 0307592782 9780307476258 0307476251
OCLC Number: 1058465527
Description: 256 pages ; cm.
Contents: "She is a most extraordinary girl" --
"I would rather be the wife of Jerome Bonaparte for an hour" --
"An almost naked woman" --
"Have confidence in your husband" --
"Madame Bonaparte is ambitious" --
"I intend to be governed by my own rules" --
"I shall resume the name of my own family" --
"The purposes of life are all fulfilled" --
"Your ideas soar'd too high" --
"For this life there is nothing but disappointment" --
"That was my American wife" --
"He had neither my pride, my ambition, nor my love of good company" --
"Disgusted with the past, despairing of a future" --
"My birth is legitimate" --
"I will not be dupe enough to ever try justice in France" --
"Once I had everything but money; now I have nothing but money" --
Conclusion: "I have lived alone and I will die alone" --
Epilogue: The American Bonapartes.
Responsibility: Carol Berkin.

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