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Author Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of, author.

Title Lady Catherine, the earl, and the real Downton Abbey / the Countess of Carnarvon. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Broadway Books, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 353 pages) : illustrations
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Contents 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 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.
Highclere Castle has a new resident, the daughter-in-law of Lady Almina, an American beauty from New York and a descendant of famous American families, in this real-life story that draws on original source material.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-328) and index.
Subject Carnarvon, Henry Herbert, Earl of, 1898-1987.
Carnarvon, Henry Herbert, Earl of, 1898-1987. (OCoLC)fst01860228
Highclere Castle -- History -- 20th century.
Highclere Castle. (OCoLC)fst01783952
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Nobility. (OCoLC)fst01038255
Biography & Autobiography.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Carnarvon, Catherine, Countess of, 1900-1977.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of. Lady Catherine, the earl, and the real Downton Abbey London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2013 9781444762105
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of. Lady Catherine, the earl, and the real Downton Abbey New York : Broadway Books, [2013] 9780385344968 (DLC) 2013028842 (OCoLC)854541700
ISBN 9780385344975 : $47.97
038534497X : $47.97
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