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Dancing to the Precipice
Lucy de la Tour du Pin and the French Revolution
Written by Caroline MooreheadCaroline Moorehead Author Alert
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
ISBN: 978-0-7011-7904-5 (0-7011-7904-X)

Pub Date: April 21, 2009
Price: $54.95

Also available as a trade paperback.
About this Book

A life of Lucie Dillon, Madame de la Tour du Pin by the biographer of Bertrand Russell, Freya Star, Iris Origo and Martha Gellhorn.

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About this Author

Caroline Moorehead wrote a column on human rights first for The Times and then for the Independent (1980-91) and made a series of TV programmes on human rights for the BBC (1990-2000). She has written the history of the International Committee of the Red Cross (1998); and has helped to set up a Legal Advice Centre for refugees in Cairo, where she has also started schools and a nursery. Currently she works as a volunteer on the legal team for the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, while also continuing to review and write on human rights in many different papers.

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