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Author Renton, Claudia, author.

Title Those wild Wyndhams : three sisters at the heart of power / by Claudia Renton.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
©2018

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Windham Family REN    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First United States edition.
Description x, 458 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "This is a Borzoi Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-431) and index.
Contents "Worse than 100 boys" -- Wilbury -- "The little hunter" -- Honeymoon -- The gang -- Clouds -- The birth of the souls -- The summer of 1887 -- Mananai -- Conflagration -- The season of 1889 -- The mad and their keepers -- Crisis -- India -- Rumor -- Egypt -- The Florentine drama -- Glen -- The portrait, war and death -- Plucking triumph from disaster -- The 1900 election -- Growing families -- The souls in power -- Pamela at Wilsford -- Mr. Balfour's poodle -- 1910 -- Revolution? -- 1911-1914 -- MCMXIV -- The front -- The remainder -- The grey dawn -- The end.
Summary Traces the opulent, idiosyncratic lives of Mary, Madeline, and Pamela Wyndham against a backdrop of cultural and political life in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain.
Subject Windham family.
Elcho, Mary, 1862-1937.
Adeane, Madeline, 1869-1941.
Grey, Pamela, 1871-1928.
Sisters -- England -- Biography.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Other Form: Online version: Renton, Claudia. Those wild Wyndhams. First edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 9781101874301 (DLC) 2017059932
ISBN 9781101874295 (hardback)
1101874295 (hardback)

 
    
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