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The Resource The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.]

The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.]

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The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Title
The Black Count
Title remainder
glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Statement of responsibility
Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.]
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the life and career of Thomas Alexandre Dumas, a man almost unknown today, but whose swashbuckling exploits appear in The three musketeers and whose trials and triumphs inspired The count of Monte Cristo
Summary
Traces the story of the mixed-race swordsman and father of novelist Alexandre Dumas, discussing his rise to the French aristocracy, his military triumphs ,and the adventures that inspired such classics as "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo."
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Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2013.
Biography type
individual biography
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10316582
Cataloging source
DLC
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Reiss, Tom
Dewey number
  • 944.04092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC146.D83
LC item number
R46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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David Lindroth Inc
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True
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  • Dumas, Thomas Alexandre
  • Generals
  • France
  • France
  • Dumas, Alexandre
Target audience
adult
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glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1806 -- Prologue, part 2 : January 25, 2007 -- The sugar factory -- The Black Code -- Norman Conquest -- "No one is a slave in France" -- Americans in Paris -- Black Count in the City of Light -- A queen's dragoon -- Summers of revolution -- "Regeneration by blood" -- "The black heart also beats for liberty" -- "Mr. Humanity" -- The battle for the top of the world -- The bottom of the Revolution -- The siege -- The Black Devil -- Leader of the expedition -- "The delirium of his republicanism" -- Dreams on fire -- Prisoner of the Holy Faith Army -- "Citizeness Dumas...is worried about the fate of her husband" -- The dungeon -- Wait and hope -- The forgotten statue
Control code
ocn793503467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503467
Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1806 -- Prologue, part 2 : January 25, 2007 -- The sugar factory -- The Black Code -- Norman Conquest -- "No one is a slave in France" -- Americans in Paris -- Black Count in the City of Light -- A queen's dragoon -- Summers of revolution -- "Regeneration by blood" -- "The black heart also beats for liberty" -- "Mr. Humanity" -- The battle for the top of the world -- The bottom of the Revolution -- The siege -- The Black Devil -- Leader of the expedition -- "The delirium of his republicanism" -- Dreams on fire -- Prisoner of the Holy Faith Army -- "Citizeness Dumas...is worried about the fate of her husband" -- The dungeon -- Wait and hope -- The forgotten statue
Control code
ocn793503467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)793503467

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