Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
When the Battle of Tours broke out on 25th October 732, the Umayyad troops were on their way to plunder the wealthy shrine of St. Martin of Tours. This legendary battle was won by the Franks, who managed to force their opponents to retreat, and signaled the definitive decline of the Muslim Empire that had once ruled the whole of the Mediterranean.
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