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The  Bad Queen

The Bad Queen

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Synopsis

In this installment of her acclaimed Young Royals series, Carolyn Meyer reveals the dizzying rise and horrific downfall of the last queen of France.From the moment she was betrothed to the dauphin of France at age fourteen, perfection was demanded of Marie-Antoinette. Desperate for affection and subjected to constant scrutiny, this spirited young woman can't help but want to let loose with elaborate parties, scandalous fashions, and even a forbidden love affair. Meanwhile, the peasants of France are suffering from increasing poverty and becoming outraged. They want to make the queen pay for her reckless extravagance'with her life.Includes historical notes, an author's note, and bibliography

Book Details

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Released

Apr 12, 2010

Language

english

ISBN

9780547487885

Age Level

Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14

Attributes

Text to Speech Enabled
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