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The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family

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Review:

"[L]ively and engrossing...the group biography also does a commendable job of separating the myths that fiction created from thesometimes more mundane realities of the Mitfords' activities and relationships." Publishers Weekly

Book News Annotation:

This family biography considers the consequences of competing ideologies—Communist, royalist, and Fascist—on a twentieth- century English family, which happened to include four best-selling authors. Chapters trace the family's fate, epoch by epoch, from 1894 to 2000, with particular attention to the period 1929 to 1947. Twenty-four pages of black and white photographs support the narrative. Lovell is a noted biographer and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393010435
Subtitle:
(the saga of the Mitford family )
Author:
Lovell, Mary S.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Mitford, Nancy
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
107-78
Publication Date:
2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
611 p., 24 p. of plates
Dimensions:
9.48x6.44x1.89 in. 2.33 lbs.

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Product details 611 p., 24 p. of plates pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393010435 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[L]ively and engrossing...the group biography also does a commendable job of separating the myths that fiction created from thesometimes more mundane realities of the Mitfords' activities and relationships."
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