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Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies, and three battles, Bernard Cornwell

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Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies, and three battles
Title
Waterloo
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the history of four days, three armies, and three battles
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Bernard Cornwell
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eng
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An illustrated account chronicles in detail events ranging from Napoleon's escape from Elba through Waterloo's three major battlefield events
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Title
Waterloo
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Summary
In his first work of nonfiction, Bernard Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting chronicle of every dramatic moment, from Napoleon’s daring escape from Elba to the smoke and gore of the three battlefields and their aftermath. Through quotes from the letters and diaries of Emperor Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, and the ordinary officers and soldiers, he brings to life how it actually felt to fight those famous battles—as well as the moments of amazing bravery on both sides that left the actual outcome hanging in the balance until the bitter end
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
940.2/742
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DC242
LC item number
.C66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the history of four days, three armies, and three battles
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Bernard Cornwell
Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies, and three battles, Bernard Cornwell
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Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies, and three battles, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
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Originally published: London : William Collins, 2014
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-348) and index
Contents
Glorious news! Nap's landed again in France, hurrah! -- Napoleon has humbugged me, by God! -- the fate of France is in your hands! -- Avancez, mes enfants, courage, encore une fois, Franï¿1⁄2cais! -- Ah! Now I've got them, those English! -- A cannon ball came from the Lord knows where and took the head off our right-hand man -- The Big Boots don't like rough stuff! -- Those terrible grey horses, how they fight! --We had our revenge! Such slaughtering! -- The most beautiful troops in the world -- Defend yourselves! Defend yourselves! They are coming in everywhere! -- Next to a battle lose, the greatest misery is a battle gained -- Aftermath : a thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand, but it shall not come nigh thee
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ocn887857577
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780062312051
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, color portraits

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