Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel [WorldCat Identities]Thank you! Swiss patriarch Thomas was born and abandoned in ; forsaking his allotted position as a sheepherder, he roamed Western Europe with a band of beggars and eventually transformed himself into a scholar and influential professor by sheer force of will. We follow him as he joins the Reformation and enters into the rising bourgeoisie. His son Felix, after studying medicine in France, became a physician to the noble and wealthy. Unlike some who have recently attempted this genre, he is scrupulous in only presenting that which can be documented there is no imaginative dialogue here. Yet in an attempt to provide an intimate portrait of the tough, remarkably accomplished Platter, his equally determined and successful sons, and their hard, chaotic age, the book sometimes gets bogged down in minutiae, and the narrative thread is sometimes lost.
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