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Author Carey, Edward, 1970- author.

Title Little / Edward Carey. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : RIverhead Books, 2018.
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Summary "The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud" -- Provided by publisher.
In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation. As word of her artistic talent spreads, Marie is called to Versailles, where she tutors a princess and saves Marie Antoinette in childbirth. But outside the palace walls, Paris is roiling. The revolutionary mob is demanding heads-- and at the wax museum, heads are what they do. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850 -- Fiction.
Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850. (OCoLC)fst00039650
Tussaud, Marie, 1761-1850 -- Fiction.
Revolution (France : 1789-1799) (OCoLC)fst01354514
Orphans -- Fiction.
Wax modellers -- Fiction.
Orphans. (OCoLC)fst01048433
Wax modellers. (OCoLC)fst01172924
Orphans -- Fiction.
Wax modellers -- Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction.
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction.
Genre Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Carey, Edward, 1970- Little New York : RIverhead Books, 2018 9780525534327 (DLC) 2017061111
ISBN 9780525534341 :
0525534342 :
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