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The lady's maid : my life in service

Author: Rosina Harrison
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2012.
Series: Magna large print
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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In 1929, Yorkshire lass Rosina Harrison became personal maid to Lady Astor: the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and wife of one of England's wealthiest lords. Lady Astor was brilliant yet tempestuous, but outspoken Rose gave as good as she got. For 35 years a battle of wills and wits raged between the two women, until an unlikely friendship began to emerge. The Lady's Maid is a captivating insight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, Viscountess; Rosina Harrison; Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, Viscountess; Rosina Harrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosina Harrison
ISBN: 075053592X 9780750535922
OCLC Number: 801402710
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 386 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Magna large print
Responsibility: Rosina Harrison.

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In 1929, Yorkshire lass Rosina Harrison became personal maid to Lady Astor: the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and wife of one of England's wealthiest lords. Lady Astor was brilliant yet tempestuous, but outspoken Rose gave as good as she got. For 35 years a battle of wills and wits raged between the two women, until an unlikely friendship began to emerge. The Lady's Maid is a captivating insight into the great wealth 'upstairs' and the endless work 'downstairs'.

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