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The Resource Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution, Gonzague Saint Bris ; translated by George Holoch

Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution, Gonzague Saint Bris ; translated by George Holoch

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Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution
Title
Lafayette
Title remainder
hero of the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Gonzague Saint Bris ; translated by George Holoch
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The rousing story of Lafayette-- aide-de-camp and "adopted son" of George Washington-- explores his vital role in the American Revolution
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Summary
The rousing story of Lafayette-- aide-de-camp and "adopted son" of George Washington-- explores his vital role in the American Revolution
Biography type
individual biography
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357849
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Saint Bris, Gonzague
Dewey number
  • 944.04/092
  • B
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: La Fayette
Literary form
non fiction
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Holoch, George
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True
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  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
  • Generals
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • France
Target audience
adult
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hero of the American Revolution
Label
Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution, Gonzague Saint Bris ; translated by George Holoch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published in France in 2006 by Editions Télémaque"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
Endgame : a troublesome corpse -- Child of nature -- A millionaire orphan -- The fortunate beginnings of a tragic reign -- Versailles, the palace of pleasure -- The roundup in Metz -- A young man with a grudge -- Honor to the spy -- Figaro and America -- The Duke's surprise -- Dreary vista -- The sailor-king -- Charleston -- Stripes? What stripes? -- The tavern of destiny -- Ordeal by fire -- The glorious barefoot soldiers -- General Kayewla -- A disappointment arrives by sea -- A very pampered prisoner -- The Indian summer of victory -- The sweet smell of success -- From animal fluid to elastic shoes -- Kings for every taste -- Excess power, excess appetite -- Was the edifice that worm-eaten? -- The "fair-haired boy" -- General Morpheus -- The last festival -- Impossible duo -- A dramatic turn of events -- The interrupted game -- A victory or an enigma? -- A return to France on tiptoes -- The pleasure of saying no -- The inglorious return of a dynasty -- When words give way to silence -- A regicide at the service of the King -- On the frailty of conspiracies -- "What better place to be than in the bosom of one's family' -- When history repeats itself -- The season of farewells -- Lafayette, exemplary freemason -- The space of desire
Control code
ocn464580250
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Books ed.
Extent
xi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781605980874
System control number
(OCoLC)464580250
Label
Lafayette : hero of the American Revolution, Gonzague Saint Bris ; translated by George Holoch
Publication
Note
  • "First published in France in 2006 by Editions Télémaque"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
Endgame : a troublesome corpse -- Child of nature -- A millionaire orphan -- The fortunate beginnings of a tragic reign -- Versailles, the palace of pleasure -- The roundup in Metz -- A young man with a grudge -- Honor to the spy -- Figaro and America -- The Duke's surprise -- Dreary vista -- The sailor-king -- Charleston -- Stripes? What stripes? -- The tavern of destiny -- Ordeal by fire -- The glorious barefoot soldiers -- General Kayewla -- A disappointment arrives by sea -- A very pampered prisoner -- The Indian summer of victory -- The sweet smell of success -- From animal fluid to elastic shoes -- Kings for every taste -- Excess power, excess appetite -- Was the edifice that worm-eaten? -- The "fair-haired boy" -- General Morpheus -- The last festival -- Impossible duo -- A dramatic turn of events -- The interrupted game -- A victory or an enigma? -- A return to France on tiptoes -- The pleasure of saying no -- The inglorious return of a dynasty -- When words give way to silence -- A regicide at the service of the King -- On the frailty of conspiracies -- "What better place to be than in the bosom of one's family' -- When history repeats itself -- The season of farewells -- Lafayette, exemplary freemason -- The space of desire
Control code
ocn464580250
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Books ed.
Extent
xi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781605980874
System control number
(OCoLC)464580250

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