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The Black Count [electronic resource] : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo / Tom Reiss.

Authors: Reiss, Tom.
Call number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Publisher: New York : Crown Pub., c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Generals -- France -- Biography.
Dumas, Thomas Alexandre, 1762-1806.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 -- Family.
France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
France. Armée -- Biography.
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Title: The Black Count [electronic resource] : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo / Tom Reiss.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 1 online resource (414 p.) : map.
Contents note: 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.
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Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-403) and index.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Available in other form: Reiss, Tom. Black Count. 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307952950 (electronic bk.)
0307952959 (electronic bk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1410333
Bib No.: 1410333

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