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Burlington Public Library Non-fiction 941.082092 CARNARVO 2013 39851001164509 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 038534497X (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9780385344975 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0385344961 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780385344968 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xii, 353 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits, genealogical table ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : B\D\W\Y/Broadway Books, [2013]

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General Note: Includes reading group guide (pages 351-353).
"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Hadder & Sloughton, a Hachette U.K. company, London, in 2013"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: India, March 1923 -- A very English American -- The girl in the yellow dress -- From honeymoon to Highclere -- The heir is christened -- Saving Highclere -- Life and death in the roaring twenties -- Highclere in all its glory -- There may be trouble ahead -- Bitter sweet -- Two divorces and a wedding -- Recovery -- The coming disaster -- We are at war -- Blood, toil, tears and sweat -- Coming through darkness -- Shoulder to shoulder -- To play one's part -- The beginning of the end -- Celebrations.
Summary, etc.: Using copious materials--including diaries and scrapbooks--from the castle's archives, the current Countess of Carnarvon tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon, while paying particular attention to the staff who offer the Castle continuity between generations.
Subject: Nobility Great Britain Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain
Carnarvon, Henry Herbert Earl of 1898-1987
Highclere Castle History 20th century
Great Britain Social life and customs 20th century
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