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The French consul's wife : memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in gold-rush Australia

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posted on 1998-01-01, 00:00 authored by P Clancy, Jeanne Allen
A former Parisian courtesan, bare-back-rider, and polka dancer, Céleste de Chabrillan scandalized Melbourne when she arrived in 1854. Her vivid account of years spent in diplomatic circles and on the goldfields reveals her great energy and will.

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Pagination

1 - 304

Publisher

Melbourne University Press

Place of publication

Melbourne, Vic.

ISBN-13

9780522847758

ISBN-10

0522847757

Edition

1st

Language

eng

Notes

Translation with introduction and notes, by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, of Un deuil au bout du monde (1877)

Publication classification

AN.1 Other book, or book not attributed to Deakin University

Editor/Contributor(s)

P Clancy, J Allen

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