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The Resource Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas

Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas

Label
Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
Title
Louisa
Title remainder
the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
Statement of responsibility
Louisa Thomas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the greatest transformations of her time
Summary
An intimate portrait of the British-born wife of John Quincy Adams details her significantly different upbringing from her husband, their tempestuous marriage, their wide range of residences and her efforts to forge her own sense of self
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2017.
Biography type
individual biography
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10481644
Cataloging source
AZZPT
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Thomas, Louisa
Dewey number
  • 973.5/5092
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Adams, Louisa Catherine
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Adams, Louisa Catherine
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Presidents' spouses
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams
Label
Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-484) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fraught with bliss: London, 1775-1797 -- Life was new: Berlin, 1797-1801 -- My head and my heart: Washington and Massachusetts, 1801-1809 -- The gilded darkness: St. Petersburg, 1809-1815 -- Narrative of a journey: from St. Petersburg to Paris, 1815 -- A little paradise: London and Ealing, 1815-1817 -- My campaigne: Washington and Philadelphia, 1817-1825 -- A bird in a cage: Washington, 1825-1829 -- Beginning the world anew: Washington and Quincy, 1829-1836 -- In my own name: Washington and Quincy, 1836-1852
Control code
1553265
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9781594204630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594204630
  • (OCoLC)933729076
Label
Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-484) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fraught with bliss: London, 1775-1797 -- Life was new: Berlin, 1797-1801 -- My head and my heart: Washington and Massachusetts, 1801-1809 -- The gilded darkness: St. Petersburg, 1809-1815 -- Narrative of a journey: from St. Petersburg to Paris, 1815 -- A little paradise: London and Ealing, 1815-1817 -- My campaigne: Washington and Philadelphia, 1817-1825 -- A bird in a cage: Washington, 1825-1829 -- Beginning the world anew: Washington and Quincy, 1829-1836 -- In my own name: Washington and Quincy, 1836-1852
Control code
1553265
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9781594204630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594204630
  • (OCoLC)933729076

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