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Becoming Marie Antoinette

(2011)
(The first book in the Marie Antoinette Trilogy series)
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This enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy, follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette.

Why must it be me? I wondered. When I am so clearly inadequate to my destiny?

Raised alongside her numerous brothers and sisters by the formidable empress of Austria, ten-year-old Maria Antonia knew that her idyllic existence would one day be sacrificed to her mother's political ambitions. What she never anticipated was that the day in question would come so soon.

Before she can journey from sunlit picnics with her sisters in Vienna to the glitter, glamour, and gossip of Versailles, Antonia must change everything about herself in order to be accepted as dauphine of France and the wife of the awkward teenage boy who will one day be Louis XVI. Yet nothing can prepare her for the ingenuity and influence it will take to become queen.

Filled with smart history, treacherous rivalries, lavish clothes, and sparkling jewels, Becoming Marie Antoinette will utterly captivate fiction and history lovers alike.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"A thoroughly enjoyable novel, brimming with delightful details." - Sandra Gulland


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Used availability for Juliet Grey's Becoming Marie Antoinette

Hardback Editions

September 2011 : USA Hardback

Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette
Author(s): Juliet Grey
ISBN: 0-345-52387-3 / 978-0-345-52387-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Grey
ISBN: 0-345-52386-5 / 978-0-345-52386-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Grey
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Grey
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Grey
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Grey
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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