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The duchess

Author: Amanda Foreman; Wanda McCaddon
Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amanda Foreman, a Londoner, freelance journalist, and Oxford graduate, presents the captivating story of Lady Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire. In 1774, Georgiana married wealthy aristocrat and fifth duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish. The marriage spoiled immediately, and Georgiana, noted for her style and political involvement, yet limited as a woman by law, dealt with her adulterous and cold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Georgiana Spencer Cavendish Devonshire, Duchess of; William Cavendish Devonshire, Duke of; Georgiana Spencer Cavendish Devonshire, Duchess of; William Cavendish Devonshire, Duke of
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Foreman; Wanda McCaddon
ISBN: 9781400111619 1400111617 9781400141616 1400141613
OCLC Number: 298181732
Notes: Title from web page.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 16:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Wanda Mccaddon.
Description: 13 sound discs (ca. 16 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Amanda Foreman.

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Amanda Foreman, a Londoner, freelance journalist, and Oxford graduate, presents the captivating story of Lady Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire. In 1774, Georgiana married wealthy aristocrat and fifth duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish. The marriage spoiled immediately, and Georgiana, noted for her style and political involvement, yet limited as a woman by law, dealt with her adulterous and cold husband through secret substance and gambling addictions as well as illicit romances.

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