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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
Written by Tom Reiss

The Black Count
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Category: History - Europe - Western
Imprint: Crown
Format: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 2012
Price: $27.00
Can. Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-38246-7 (0-307-38246-X)
Pages: 432
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.


CONTENTS

 
prologue, part 1 • February 26, 1806  
prologue, part 2 • January 25, 2007  
 
book one
chapter 1 • The Sugar Factory  
chapter 2 • The Black Code  
chapter 3 • Norman Conquest  
chapter 4 • “No One Is a Slave in France” 
chapter 5 • Americans in Paris  
chapter 6 • Black Count in the City of Light  
chapter 7 • A Queen’s Dragoon  
 
book two
chapter 8 • Summers of Revolution   
chapter 9 • “Regeneration by Blood”   
chapter 10 • “The Black Heart Also Beats for Liberty”   
chapter 11 • “Mr. Humanity”   
chapter 12 • The Battle for the Top of the World   
chapter 13 • The Bottom of the Revolution   
chapter 14 • The Siege   
chapter 15 • The Black Devil   
 
book three
chapter 16 • Leader of the Expedition   
chapter 17 •  “ The Delirium of His
    Republicanism”   
chapter 18 • Dreams on Fire   
chapter 19 • Prisoner of the Holy Faith Army   
chapter 20 • “ Citizeness Dumas . . . Is Worried
    About the Fate of Her Husband”   
chapter 21 • The Dungeon   
chapter 22 • Wait and Hope   
epilogue • The Forgotten Statue   
Acknowledgments   
Author’s Note on Names   
Notes   
Bibliography   
Index    





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