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The Resource Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams

Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams

Label
Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte
Title
Ambition and desire
Title remainder
the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte
Statement of responsibility
Kate Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From CNN's official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon's heart -- and with it, an empire
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Kate
Dewey number
  • 944.05092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC216.1
LC item number
.W44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Josephine
  • Napoleon
  • Empresses
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • HISTORY / Europe / France
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century
Label
Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams
Link
9780345522832.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title Josephine: desire, ambition, Napoleon in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group Limited, London, in 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- La Pagerie -- Sophistication -- "Beneath all the sluts in the world" -- Revolution -- "The height of good manners to be ruined" -- "What strange power you have over my heart" -- "The single object in my heart" -- A million kisses -- "I am so distressed at being separated from him" -- "All I have suffered" -- "He owes me everything" -- "The most beautiful thing in the world" -- Scenes with Bonaparte -- "My stepfather Is a comet" -- "Your imperial majesty" -- "The king of diamonds" -- "I have fulfilled my destiny" -- "I wish you would be more reasonable" -- "Cold and often embarrassed" -- "Like a wounded soldier" -- "More full of charm" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn885027102
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780345522832
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014030438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885027102
  • (Sirsi) a1768488
Label
Ambition and desire : the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte, Kate Williams
Link
9780345522832.jpg
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title Josephine: desire, ambition, Napoleon in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group Limited, London, in 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-365) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- La Pagerie -- Sophistication -- "Beneath all the sluts in the world" -- Revolution -- "The height of good manners to be ruined" -- "What strange power you have over my heart" -- "The single object in my heart" -- A million kisses -- "I am so distressed at being separated from him" -- "All I have suffered" -- "He owes me everything" -- "The most beautiful thing in the world" -- Scenes with Bonaparte -- "My stepfather Is a comet" -- "Your imperial majesty" -- "The king of diamonds" -- "I have fulfilled my destiny" -- "I wish you would be more reasonable" -- "Cold and often embarrassed" -- "Like a wounded soldier" -- "More full of charm" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn885027102
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780345522832
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014030438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885027102
  • (Sirsi) a1768488

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