product description page

Georgian Heroine : The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs - (Hardcover)

$33.95
MSRPReg: $39.95 Save $6.00 (15% off)
shipping to 94043
get it by Tue, May 1 with standard shipping.
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

GiftNow® - give as a gift
send today or schedule it via email

about this item

Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs lived an incredible life, one which proved that fact is often much stranger than fiction. As a young woman she endured a tortured existence at the hands of a male tormentor, but emerged from that to reinvent herself as a playwright and author; a political pamphleteer and a spy, working for the British Government and later single-handedly organizing George III’s jubilee celebrations. Trapped in France during the revolutionary years of 1792-95, she published an anonymous account of her adventures. However, was everything as it seemed? The extraordinary Mrs Biggs lived life upon her own terms in an age when it was a man’s world, using politicians as her mouthpiece in the Houses of Parliament and corresponding with the greatest men of the day. Throughout it all though, she held on to the ideal of her one youthful true love, a man who abandoned her to her fate and spent his entire adult life in India. Who was this amazing lady?In A Georgian Heroine: The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs, we delve into her life to reveal her accomplishments and lay bare Mrs Biggs’ continued reinvention of herself. This is the bizarre but true story of an astounding woman persevering in a man’s world.

more to consider

  • The Most Beautiful : My Life With Prince (Hardcover) (Mayte Garcia)

    $18.90

  • Prince : A Private View (Hardcover) (Afshin Shahidi)

    $23.79

  • Stranger in the Woods : The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit (Reprint) (Paperback) (Michael

    $11.00

  • Molly's Game : The True Story of the 26-year-old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-stakes

    $12.79

  • Boy They Tried to Hide (Paperback) (Shane Dunphy)

    $10.19

recommended

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99

  • Garmin Vivosmart® 3 Fitness Assessment Monitor Small/Medium - Black

    $119.99

  • Five finger death pu - Wrong side of heaven/Righteous v1 (CD)

    $12.29


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.