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New PDF release: Madame Tussaud: A Life in Wax

By Kate Berridge

ISBN-10: 0060528478

ISBN-13: 9780060528478

ISBN-10: 0060528486

ISBN-13: 9780060528485

Millions have visited the museums that endure her identify, but few be aware of a lot approximately Madame Tussaud. A celebrated artist, she had either a ringside seat at and a cameo function within the French Revolution. A sufferer and survivor of 1 of the main tumultuous occasions in background, this clever, pragmatic businesswoman has additionally had an indelible influence on modern tradition, planting the seed of our obsession with big name.

In Madame Tussaud, Kate Berridge tells this attention-grabbing woman's entire tale for the 1st time, drawing upon a wealth of resources, together with Tussaud's memoirs and ancient records. it's a grand-scale luck tale, revealing how with sheer graft and grit a lady born in 1761 to an eighteen-year-old cook dinner overcame amazing reversals of fortune to construct the 1st and so much enduring around the world model pointed out just by connection with its founder's identify: Madame Tussaud's.

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