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The sisters : the saga of the Mitford family

Author: Mary S Lovell
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the lives of sisters Jessica, Debo, and Nancy Mitford, discussing each of the women's political views, successes, personal relationships, and impact on European society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mitford family.; Nancy Mitford; Jessica Mitford; Unity Mitford; Mitford family.; Jessica Mitford; Nancy Mitford; Unity Mitford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary S Lovell
ISBN: 0393010430 9780393010435
OCLC Number: 48092147
Notes: Originally published: The Mitford girls. London : Little, Brown, 2001.
Description: 611 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Victorian roots, 1894-1904 --
2. Edwardian afternoon, 1904-15 --
3. Nursery days, s 1915-22 --
4. Roaring twenties, 1922-9 --
5. Bright young things 1929-30 --
6. The stage is set, 1930-2 --
7. Slings and arrows, 1932-4 --
8. Unity and the Führer, 1934-5 --
9. Secret marriage, 1935-7 --
10. Elopement, 1937 --
11. Family at odds, 1937-8 --
12. Slide towards conflict, 1938 --
13. No laughing matter, 1939 --
14. Irreconcilable differences, 1940-41 --
15. Gains and losses, 1941-3 --
16. Women at war, 1943-4 --
17. The French lady writer, 1944-7 --
18. Truth and consequences, 1948-55 --
19. Return to the old country, 1955-8 --
20. A cold wind to the heart, 1958-66 --
21. Views and reviews, 1966-80 --
22. Relatively calm waters, 1980-2000.
Other Titles: Mitford girls
Responsibility: Mary S. Lovell.

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Chronicles the lives of sisters Jessica, Debo, and Nancy Mitford, discussing each of the women's political views, successes, personal relationships, and impact on European society.

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"In her history of England's Mitford sisters, who were major figurs in the internaitonal political, literary and social scenes for much of the twentieth century. Lovell rises with aplomb to the Read more...

 
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