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Mrs. Adams in Winter

A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon

Mrs. Adams in Winter( )
Author: O'Brien, Michael
ISBN:978-0-312-68114-2
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.99
Book Description:

Early in 1815, Louisa Catherine Adams and her young son left St. Petersburg in a heavy Russian carriage and set out on a difficult journey to meet her husband, John Quincy Adams, in Paris. She traveled through the snows of Eastern Europe, across the battlefields of Germany, and into a France then experiencing the tumultuous events of Napoleon's return from Elba. The prize-winning historian Michael O'Brien reconstructs for the first time Louisa Adams's extraordinary passage. An...
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