All this, and heaven too

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Macmillan, 1940 - Fiction - 596 pages
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Henriette Deluzy Desportes becomes governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin. The jealous Duchesse spreads rumors of an affair between Henreitte and the Duc. Finally she insists Henriette leave their employ, and fails to supply her with a promised letter of reference. When the Duc learns of this they argue and the next morning the Duchesse is found dead. The Duc takes poison and Henriette is forced to flee France. Facing a classroom of hostile students in New York, she tells them the story of "the notorious Mademoiselle D."

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Review: All This, and Heaven Too

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Great book! Imagine being the author, Rachel Field, and having a great-aunt like Henriette Desportes to write about. It seems as though her life cried out for this book to be written. Rachel Field has ... Read full review

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Great book! Imagine being the author, Rachel Field, and having a great-aunt like Henriette Desportes to write about. It seems as though her life cried out for this book to be written. Rachel Field has ... Read full review

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