Story of My Life

ISBN-10: 0140439153

ISBN-13: 9780140439151

Edition: 2001

List price: $20.00 Buy it from $4.37
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Giacomo Casanova was born in Venice, the son of an actor, who wanted him to become a priest. However, he had numerous occupations and is remembered as one of history's great lovers.
Used Starting from $11.82
New Starting from $16.85
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Stephen Sartarelli lives in New York City.

Note on the Text
Translators' Note
Family history
My first memory
Journey to Padua
My grandmother boards me at the home of Doctor Gozzi
My first acquaintance with love
Bettina believed to be mad
Father Mancia
The pox
I leave Padua
The patriarch of Venice confers the minor orders on me
Getting to know Senator Malipiero, Teresa Imer, Father Tosello's niece, Signora Orio, Nanetta, Marta, and La Cavamacchie
I become a preacher
My adventure at Pasiano with Lucia
My brief but highly eventful visit to Ancona
Cecilia, Marina, Bellino
The Greek slave girl from the lazaretto
Bellino revealed
Bellino Unmasked
His Story
Comic encounter at Orsara
Journey to Corfu
Sojourn in Constantinople
My return to Corfu
I become a true good-for-nothing
A great stroke of luck raises me from destitution to the rank of wealthy gentleman
My apprenticeship in Paris
A thousand things
My blunders in the French language, my successes, my many acquaintances
Louis XV
My brother arrives in Paris
My sojourn in Vienna
Joseph II
My departure for Venice
First meeting with M.M.
Letter from C.C. Second meeting with the nun in my superb casino in Venice
I am happy
Continuation of the preceding chapter
Visit to the convent and conversation with M.M.
Her letter to me and my answer
Rendezvous at the casino in Murano, witnessed by her lover
Under the lead roof
The earthquake
Soradaci's betrayal
The means I used to overwhelm him
Father Balbi succeeds in his task
I leave my cell
Count Asquini's untimely remarks
The moment of departure
My escape from the prison
I nearly lose my life on the roof
I leave the Ducal Palace, take ship and reach the mainland
Father Balbi exposes me to danger
The ruse by which I separate from him for the moment
Voltaire, my discussions with the great man
The duke of Villars
The syndic and his three lovely ladies
Debate at Voltaire's house
Cardinal Passionei
The pope
My arrival in Naples
I reach Marseilles
Mme. D'Urfe
My niece is well received by Mme. Audibert
I get rid of my brother and Passano
Mme. d'Urfe departs
Marcolina's constancy
My arrival in London
Mrs. Cornelys
I am presented at Court
I rent a furnished house
I meet many people
The customs of the English
Lord Keith
Appointment with the king of Prussia in the garden of Sans Souci
My conversation with the monarch
La Denis
The Pomeranian cadets
I meet the czarina
My conversations with the great Sovereign
La Valville
I leave Zaira
My departure from St. Petersburg and arrival in Warsaw
Princes Adam Czartoryski and Sulkowski
The king of Poland, Stanislaus Poniatowski, called Stanislaus Augustus I
Theatrical intrigues
My duel with Branicki
My departure from Paris
My journey to Madrid
The count of Aranda
The prince of La Catolica
The duke of Losada
A ball
La Pichona
Dona Ignacia
My courtship of Dona Ignacia, the gentleman-cobbler's daughter
My imprisonment at Buen Retiro and my triumph
I am recommended to the Venetian ambassador by a State Inquisitor of the Republic
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.