The unruly passions of Eugénie R. /

Love, war, and commerce converge in this lush, epic story of a woman who follows her love to Paris, only to find herself marooned, pregnant, and penniless. Set around France's Second Empire, where absinthe, prostitution, vast wealth, and cataclysmic social upheaval abound, this novel delicately...

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Author / Creator:DeSanti, Carole.
Imprint:Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012.
Description:xi, 419 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Self-realization in women -- Fiction.
Self-realization in women.
France -- History -- Second Empire, 1852-1870 -- Fiction.
France.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8786614
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ISBN:9780547553092
0547553099
Summary:Love, war, and commerce converge in this lush, epic story of a woman who follows her love to Paris, only to find herself marooned, pregnant, and penniless. Set around France's Second Empire, where absinthe, prostitution, vast wealth, and cataclysmic social upheaval abound, this novel delicately explores the contrary requirements of a woman's survival--and her determination to recover the daughter she gave away.