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Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams [LP]

by Thomas, Louisa (Author)

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This insightful biography finally gives Louisa Catherine Adams' full extraordinary life its due. Louisa Thomas's intimate portrait of a remarkable woman, a complicated marriage, and a pivotal historical moment is a masterful work from an elegant storyteller. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Fraught with bliss: London, 1775-1797
  • Life was new: Berlin, 1797-1801
  • My head and my heart: Washington and Massachusetts, 1801-1809
  • The gilded darkness: St. Petersburg, 1809-1815
  • Narrative of a journey: from St. Petersburg to Paris, 1815
  • A little paradise: London and Ealing, 1815-1817
  • My campaigne: Washington and Philadelphia, 1817-1825
  • A bird in a cage: Washington, 1825-1829
  • Beginning the world anew: Washington and Quincy, 1829-1836
  • In my own name: Washington and Quincy, 1836-1852.