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Author De Courcy, Anne.

Title The viceroy's daughters : the lives of the Curzon sisters / Anne de Courcy.

Publication Info. New York : W. Morrow, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  920 DECOURCY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B CURZON    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG CURZON, FAMILY    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B CURZON FAMILY D    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 422 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-409) and index.
Contents Curzon and his circle -- Viceroy and Vicereine -- The schoolroom at Hackwood -- Elinor Glyn -- Enter Grace Duggan -- Growing up -- "She must do as she pleases" -- Baba comes out -- The absentee wife -- Melton Mowbray: life at the Gallop -- The passing of the viceroy -- Cimmie and Tom: early married life -- Irene: in love with married men -- Lady Cynthia Mosley, MP -- The Mosley memorandum -- The new party -- High life and low morals on the Riviera -- Diana Guinness, trophy mistress -- "Goodbye my buffy" -- Keeping it in the family -- The blackshirt phenomenon -- Baba and Diana: sharing mosley -- Mrs. Simpson rules -- Abdication -- "I should have kissed her but I just couldn't" -- The cliveden set -- At home with the Duke -- Fruity speaks his mind -- Britain at war -- "My idea of a perfect evening" -- The dorch -- An unexpected proposal -- The halifax letters -- Sisterly jealousy -- Peace but not accord -- Envoi.
Subject Curzon family.
Ravensdale, Mary Irene Curzon, Baroness, 1896-1966.
Mosley, Cynthia, Lady, 1898-1933.
Metcalfe, Alexandra Curzon, Lady, 1904-1995.
Curzon of Kedleston, George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess, 1859-1925 -- Family.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0066210615 alkaline paper
9780066210612 alkaline paper
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