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Marquis : Lafayette Reconsidered (Paperback) (Laura Auricchio)

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The Marquis de Lafayette at age nineteen volunteered to fight under George Washington and became the French hero of the American Revolution. In this major biography Laura Auricchio looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty and fully reveals a man driven by dreams of glory only to be felled by tragic, human weaknesses.Drawing on substantial new research conducted in libraries, archives, museums, and private homes in France and the United States, Auricchio, gives us history on a grand scale revealing the man and his complex life, while challenging and exploring the complicated myths that have surrounded his name for more than two centuries

Number of Pages: 409
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Laura Auricchio
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2015
TCIN: 17288327
UPC: 9780307387455
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-3902
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