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The Maiden of Tonnerre: The Vicissitudes of the Chevalier and the Chevalière D'Eon
"The Chevalier Charles-Genevive-Louise-Auguste-Andr-Thimothe d'Eon, after a distinguished career as a soldier, diplomat, and secret agent for the Government of King Louis XV of France, told the world that he was a woman who had disguised herself as a man. But d'Eon was lying. In fact he was a man pretending to be a woman who was now admitting to be a man. Why he did that a ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published August 29th 2001 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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