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The Resource American duchess : a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt, Karen Harper

American duchess : a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt, Karen Harper

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American duchess : a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt
Title
American duchess
Title remainder
a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt
Statement of responsibility
Karen Harper
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a cold November day in 1895, a carriage approaches St Thomas Episcopal Church on New York City's Fifth Avenue. Massive crowds surge forward, awaiting their glimpse of heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt. Just 18, the beautiful bride has not only arrived late, but in tears, yet her marriage to the aloof Duke of Marlborough proceeds. Bullied into the wedding by her indomitable mother, Alva, Consuelo loves another. But a deal was made, trading some of the vast Vanderbilt wealth for a title and prestige, and Consuelo, bred to obey, realises she must make the best of things. At Blenheim Palace, Consuelo is confronted with an overwhelming list of duties, including producing an heir and a spare, but her relationship with the duke quickly disintegrates. Consuelo finds an inner strength, charming everyone from debutantes to diplomats including Winston Churchill, as she fights for women's suffrage. And when she takes a scandalous leap, can she hope to attain love at last...?
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Harper, Karen
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portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt
  • Nobility
  • Americans
  • Arranged marriage
  • Suffragists
Target audience
adult
Label
American duchess : a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt, Karen Harper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "P.S. Insights, interviews & more..." section
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251248557
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
350, 7 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062748331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 portrait
Label
American duchess : a novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt, Karen Harper
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "P.S. Insights, interviews & more..." section
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251248557
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
350, 7 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062748331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 portrait

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