Queens of France

Queens of France

by Thornton Wilder


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In New Orleans in 1869, M'su Cahusac, a charlatan of a lawyer, preys on vulnerable women, convincing each one that she is a legitimate descendant of the long-lost Dauphin, who fled Paris for New Orleans at the age of 10 during the French Revolution. Therefore, he tells each victim, she is the rightful Queen of France. Tantalized by visions of wealth, palaces and power, each victim responds in her own fashion to this preposterous revelation, which the lawyer claims is supported by the Historical

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780573624322
Publisher: Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/11/2013
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.05(d)

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