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Meet Napoleon’s Big Brother

"Thanks to Patricia Tyson Stroud’s extensive research and fluid narrative American readers will be glad to make the acquaintance of Napoleon’s older brother," writes Doina Pasca Harsanyi in a recent review of Stroud’s The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon’s Brother Joseph.

Read the full review in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography.

The book, a rich account of Joseph’s seventeen years in the United
States, received the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Award for