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Desire The Bestselling Story of Napoleon's First Love

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ISBN-10: 1402244029

ISBN-13: 9781402244025

Edition: 2010

Authors: Annemarie Selinko

List price: $23.99
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"An epic love story...irresistible reading."-Chicago TribuneTo be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can't believe her good fortune. Her fiance, a dashing and ambitious Napoleon Bonaparte, is poised for battlefield success, and no longer will she be just a French merchant's daughter. She could not have known the twisting path her role in history would take, nearly breaking her vibrant heart but sweeping her to a life rich in passion and desire.A love story, but so much more, Désirée explores the landscape of a young heart torn in two, giving readers a compelling true story of an ordinary girl whose unlikely brush with history leads to a throne no one would have…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Annemarie Selinko was born in Vienna in 1914. She was a successful journalist and novelist. In 1938 she moved to Copenhagen, and subsequently lived in Stockholm, Paris and London, before returning to Copenhagen. D�sir�e was a huge best-seller with over a million copies sold and in 1956 was turned into a film starring Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons. Annemarie Selinko died in Copenhagen in 1986.