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Betsy and the Emperor

by Staton Rabin

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Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Helena
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, d. 1871 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Fiction.,
    • Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, d. 1871 -- Fiction.,
    • Friendship -- Fiction.,
    • Saint Helena -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In 1815 on the remote island of Saint Helena, fourteen-year-old Betsy Balcombe develops a friendship with Napoleon Bonaparte who, after his defeat at Waterloo, is brought there as an exile and is housed with her family.

      Edition Notes

      StatementStaton Rabin.
      GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.R1084 Be 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination294 p. :
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3677772M
      ISBN 100689858809
      LC Control Number2003017628
      OCLC/WorldCa57669724

      A contemporary map of St. Helena and portraits of Napoleon and of Betsy as an adult are also included. Staton Rabin is an author of young adult books, as well as screenwriter, so it is no surprise that Betsy and the Emperor has been option for a movie, with Al Pacino mentioned in the role of Napoleon. Betsy and the Emperor by Staton Rabon About the Book. Fourteen-year-old English girl Betsy Balcombe and her family have an unusual houseguest: Napoleon Bonaparte, former emperor of France and the most feared man on earth. Once lord and master to eighty-two million souls, now, in , Napoleon is a captive of the British people.

        Booktopia has Betsy and the Emperor, The True Story of Napoleon, a Pretty Girl, a Regency Rake, and an Australian Colonial Misadventure by Anne Whitehead. Buy a discounted Paperback of Betsy and the Emperor online from Australia's leading online : Paperback. Betsy and the Emperor tells the story of Betsy Balcombe, a fourteen year old girl who lives on the remote island of St. Helena. She has just come back from school in England, and expects her life on St. Helena will be boring, as, although inhabited, it is mountaineous and small and stuck out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean/5(8).

        I read this charming book last year, and I'm pretty excited that they're planning to shoot this later this year! Betsy and the Emperor is a great, fun little read about the relationship between Betsy Balcombe and Napoleon Bonaparte, now exiled to Saint Helena. Emma Watson and Al Pacino have been cast as Betsy and Napoleon respectively. From. Betsy and the Emperor Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:


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Betsy and the Emperor by Staton Rabin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Staton Rabin is an author of young adult books, as well as screenwriter, so it is no surprise that Betsy and the Emperor has been option for a movie, with Al Pacino mentioned in the role of Napoleon/5(13). Betsy and the Emperor is a must read book.

The characters are very deep, and you will see Napoleon in a new light. So join a young tomboy, and read about her trying to save the emperor from a home that she herself hates. Read this book filled with adventure, loyalty, and friendship.

You will want to read more and more. This is a wonderful book/5. Betsy and the Emperor By Staton Rabin About the Book "An engaging novel " -New York Times Book Review Based on true events, Betsy and the Emperor tells the story of fourteen-year-old Betsy Balcombe and her friendship with Napoleon Bonaparte.

Once the emperor of France, now inNapoleon is a captive of the British people/5(10). Betsy and the Emperor by Anne Whithead The story of Betsy Balcombe, set on the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic, in England and then nineteenth century Betsy and the Emperor book South Wales represents an impressive depth of social and historical research by the author/5.

Betsy and the Emperor By Staton Rabin About the Book "An engaging novel " -New York Times Book Review Based on true events, Betsy and the Emperor tells the story of fourteen-year-old Betsy Balcombe and her friendship with Napoleon Bonaparte. Once the emperor of France, now inNapoleon is a captive of the British Edition: Reprint.

It fails and kills a man, but Betsy goes on to enjoy her first ball, and her first romance with an older naval officer. But false rumors of Napoleon's relationship with Betsy create all kinds Betsy and the Emperor book problems for her and her family. Author includes source notes, historical notes, and notes on the Napoleonic Code.2/5.

Betsy and the Emperor - Kindle edition by Rabin, Staton. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Betsy and the Emperor/5(14).

After Napoleon's death, Betsy travelled to Australia in with her father, who was appointed the first Colonial Treasurer of New South Wales. When the family lost their fortune, she returned to London and published a memoir that made her a celebrity.

"Think, my dear -- just think what it will be like, to be known as the girl who freed the great Napoleon Bonaparte!"Fourteen-year-old English girl Betsy Balcombe and her family have a most unusual house guest: Napoleon Bonaparte, former emperor of France and the most feared man on earth.

Once lord and master to eighty-two million souls, now inNapoleon 5/5(1). Assigned to the temporary care of Betsy's fat When Napoleon Bonaparte is captured by the British and sentenced to imprisonment on the island of St. Helena, a series of events is set in motion that will change the life of year-old Betsy Balcombe forever.

Some years later she returned to London and in published a book Recollections of Emperor Napoleon recounting her experiences on St Helena.

After further travels in France and Algeria Betsy Balcombe died in London, on 29 June,and was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.

Bibliography. Abell, L. ().Resting place: Kensal Green Cemetery, England. But the fallen emperor was charmed by the pretty teenage daughter of a local merchant, Betsy Balcombe. Anne Whitehead brings to life Napoleon's last years on Saint Helena, revealing the central role of the Balcombe family.

She also lays to rest two centuries of speculation about Betsy's relationship with : Betsy and the Emperor eBook: Staton Rabin: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content.

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Betsy is the only foreigner Napoleon's ever met who is not impressed by him and doesn't tremble at the sight of him -- and Napoleon is more than intrigued. After fits and starts, a most remarkable friendship develops between Betsy and the emperor -- /5(5).

The bare bones of this inventive historical fiction is the unique friendship between Napoleon Bonaparte and year-old Betsy Balcome, whose English family lived on St. Helena, where Napoleon was imprisoned. It's the characterization of the two that puts flesh on the bones, craftily molding their personalities, as both of them really existed.

Betsy's insouciance and spunk was Author: Staton Rabin. BETSY AND THE EMPEROR is fun and witty, with a very human Bonaparte.” When she’s not writing novels for Simon & Schuster imprint McElderry Books, Staton Rabin is a screenwriter, a story analyst, and a teacher of screenwriting.

Betsy is the only foreigner Napoleon\'s ever met who is not impressed by him and doesn\'t tremble at the sight of him -- and Napoleon is more than intrigued. After fits and starts, a most remarkable friendship develops between Betsy and the emperor -- a friendship that transcends age and politics.

Buy a cheap copy of Betsy and the Emperor book by Staton Rabin. Think, my dear -- just think what it will be like, to be known as the girl who freed the great Napoleon Bonaparte.

Fourteen-year-old English girl Betsy Balcombe Free shipping over $/5(5). Get this from a library. Betsy and the Emperor. [Staton Rabin] -- In on the remote island of Saint Helena, fourteen-year-old Betsy Balcombe develops a friendship with Napoleon Bonaparte who, after his defeat at Waterloo, is brought there as an exile and is.

The story begins in the fall ofas the defeated French emperor lands on St. Helena, an island off the African coast or, as Betsy puts it, a "miserable wart on the face of the deep.".Book Descriptions: "Think, my dear -- just think what it will be like, to be known as the girl who freed the great Napoleon Bonaparte!" Fourteen-year-old English girl Betsy Balcombe and her family have an unusual houseguest: Napoleon Bonaparte, former emperor of France and the most feared man on earth.BETSY AND THE EMPEROR is the true story of Napoleon, a pretty girl, a Regency rake and an Australian colonial misadventure.

Anne was awarded an Australia Council Literature Board Fellowship for this book about an English family - William Balcombe and his two attractive daughters - who had the exiled Napoleon Bonaparte as a house guest for two.