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The Resource The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss

The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This biography traces the almost unbelievable life of the man who inspired not only Monte Cristo, but all three of the Musketeers: the novelist's own father
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Reiss, Tom
Dewey number
  • 944.04092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dumas, Thomas Alexandre
  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • France
  • Generals
  • Racially mixed people
  • France
  • France
Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1807 -- 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
sky247643437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
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Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1807 -- 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
sky247643437
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
map

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