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The Resource Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Carol Berkin

Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Carol Berkin

Label
Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Title
Wondrous beauty
Title remainder
the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Statement of responsibility
Carol Berkin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the United States, France, and England
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berkin, Carol
Dewey number
  • 943/.5506092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC216.95.B629
LC item number
B47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bonaparte, Elizabeth Patterson
  • Jérôme Bonaparte
  • Napoleon
  • Women
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Label
Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Carol Berkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn842323047
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 237 p., 8 unnumbered p. of plates
Isbn
9780307592781
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013015270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill., portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)842323047
Label
Wondrous beauty : the life and adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Carol Berkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn842323047
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 237 p., 8 unnumbered p. of plates
Isbn
9780307592781
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013015270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill., portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)842323047

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