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The baroness : the search for Nica, the rebellious Rothschild

Author: Hannah Rothschild
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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A biography of the author's great-aunt, jazz patroness Nica de Koenigswarter, drawing on family records to examine the traditions that shaped her youth, her marriage to Baron Jules de Koenigswarter, and her role in supporting the New York jazz world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Pannonica de Koenigswarter; Rothschild family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Rothschild
ISBN: 9780307961983 0307961982
OCLC Number: 798058739
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The other one --
Queen of the fleas --
The rose of Hungary --
Fight, flee, flounder --
Long, dark prison --
Rothschildiana --
The butterfly and the blues --
Pure pre-war perfection --
The Commander-in-Chief --
You're the top --
Stormy weather --
Pistol-packing mama --
Take the A-train --
Black, brown and beige --
A blast --
Loneliest monk --
Black bitch, white bitch --
Bird --
Pannonica --
Strange fruit --
Blood, sweat and tears --
Gotten me crazy --
Luvya --
'Round midnight.
Responsibility: Hannah Rothschild.

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A biography of the author's great-aunt, jazz patroness Nica de Koenigswarter, drawing on family records to examine the traditions that shaped her youth, her marriage to Baron Jules de Koenigswarter, and her role in supporting the New York jazz world.

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