[A] remarkable biography....Moorehead deftly wields periods detail...to tell the story of a captivating woman who kept her sense of self amid the vicissitudes of politics. --VogueFrom acclaimed biographer Caroline Moorhead comes Dancing to the Precipice, a sweeping chronicle of the remarkable life of Lucie de la Tour du Pin-- an astute, thoroughly engaging biography of a formidable woman (Boston Globe) who, over the span of some 80 years, was witness to, and often a participant in the major social upheavals of eighteenth-century French history.
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black & white illustrations, black & white plates
Unsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket