Eleanor of Aquitaine

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Apr 30, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography
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"Marion Meade has told the story of Eleanor, wild, devious, from a thoroughly historical but different point of view: a woman's point of view."-Allene Talmey, Vogue.

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User Review  - TheIdleWoman - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this. Eleanor is one of the few medieval women about whom there is enough documentation to write a biography, and she comes across as feisty, determined and rather ... Read full review

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User Review  - turtlesleap - LibraryThing

Eleanor of Aquitaine remains one of history's most important female figures. As "popular" biographies go, this is a remarkably readable one and the subject matter is treated respectfully and carefully ... Read full review

Contents

A Child in the Land of Love
7
The Devil and the Monk
33
Behind the Red Cross
59
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

MARION MEADE is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? She has also written biographies of Woody Allen, Buster Keaton, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Madame Blavatsky, and Victoria Woodhull, as well as two novels about medieval France. She lives in New York City.

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