La Dame D'Esprit: A Biography of the Marquise Du Châtelet

By: Zinsser, Judith P.

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378 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small dents on rear. The life of Gabrielle Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, patron, mistress, and intellectual companion of Voltaire for 15 years. But she was much more that that single relationship. She was an intellectual in her own right, in a time when women were barred from the gatherings of learned men. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: La Dame D'Esprit: A Biography of the Marquise Du Châtelet

Author Name: Zinsser, Judith P.

Categories: Biographies,

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: BIO1318

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY France Voltaire