François Mitterrand - Chronicle Editions

François Mitterrand - Chronicle Editions

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Who was François Mitterrand really? To this question, this reference work sheds new light, based on the facts: those revealed by testimonies and documents hitherto unexploited. With François Mitterrand more than with any other head of state, to understand his career is to go in search of a man. From an apparently sinuous trajectory then emerge obvious guidelines: a love for France and its people which, if it led him first to proclaim himself a monarchist and then to serve Marshal Pétain, also led him to s '' join the Resistance and become one of those shadow heroes to whom France owes her freedom; a power of seduction and a tactical sense which allowed him as well to organize his personal life away from public curiosity as to patiently climb all the steps of power; and an unusual tenacity, based on the certainty of having a destiny, which led him to never give up. A reference book on the one who told the French: "I believe in the forces of the spirit and I will not leave you" ...