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Author Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of.

Title Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey [electronic resource] : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle / by The Countess of Carnarvon.

Imprint New York : Broadway Paperbacks, c2011.


Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 1 online resource (233 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance.
Summary Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Carnarvon, Almina, Countess of, 1876-1969.
Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, Earl of, 1866-1923.
Highclere Castle.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author OverDrive, Inc.
Other Form: Print version: Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of. Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Broadway Paperbacks, c2011 9780770435622 (DLC) 2011042617 (OCoLC)758387421
ISBN 9780770435639 (electronic bk.)
0770435637 (electronic bk.)

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