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Louise de la Valliere | Louise de la Valliere

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Feb.17.2009
Sandra Gulland, the author of the Josephine B trilogy, turns to a new heroine -- equally worthy of our affection and awe -- Louise de la Valliere, mistress to King Louis XIV, the Sun King. Gulland also discusses her motivation to become an author, and how she set out on her path.
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Feb.17.2009
At the opening of a reading held at a Barnes & Noble in New York on June 5, 2008, author Sandra Gulland discusses the heroine of her latest book, Mistress of the Sun. Gulland even is dressed in a 17th century gown and cloak a la heroine Louise de la Valliere.