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Betsy and the Emperor

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4 out of 5
Based on 410 Ratings and 70 Reviews

Book Description
When Napoleon Bonaparte is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, and exiled on the forbidding island of St Helena, he is overseen by the English Balcombe family. 14-year-old Betsy Balcombe is terrified of the famous man, but she is also intrigued. As she gets to know him, she sees a different side of the infamous Emperor - a softer side that few people are allowed to witness - and plots to h... More
Book Information
PublisherSimon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages304
Publication Date08/21/2004
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About Staton Rabin (Author) : My latest book-- and my "passion project"-- is my new biography of Buddy Holly, the only complete biography of the rock 'n' roll genius aimed mainly at teens and tweens. Feb. 3, 2009 marks the 50th ... more
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