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A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven gererations, Juliet Nicolson

Label
A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven gererations
Title
A house full of daughters
Title remainder
a memoir of seven gererations
Statement of responsibility
Juliet Nicolson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A family memoir that traces the myths, legends, and secrets of seven generations of remarkable women. All families have their myths and legends. For many years Juliet Nicolson accepted hers--the dangerous beauty of her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamous eccentricity of her grandmother Vita Sackville-West, her mother's Tory-conventional background. But then Juliet, a distinguished historian, started to question. As she did so, she sifted fact from fiction, uncovering details and secrets long held just out of sight. A House Full of Daughters takes us through seven generations of women. In the nineteenth-century slums of Malaga, the salons of fin-de-siecle Washington D.C., an English boarding school during the Second World War, Chelsea in the 1960s, the knife-edge that was New York City in the 1980s, these women emerge for Juliet as people in their own right, but also as part of who she is and where she has come from. A House Full of Daughters is one woman's investigation into the nature of family, memory, and the past. As Juliet finds uncomfortable patterns reflected in these distant and more recent versions of herself, she realizes her challenge is to embrace the good and reject the hazards that have trapped past generations"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10513108
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nicolson, Juliet
Dewey number
  • 306.874/3
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT788.N52
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicolson, Juliet
  • Nicolson, Juliet
  • Women authors, English
  • Women historians
  • Women
  • Women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Generations
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Family secrets
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of seven generations
Label
A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven gererations, Juliet Nicolson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2016 by Chatto & Windus, Great Britain"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-321)
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
2015042556
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780374172459
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015042556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven gererations, Juliet Nicolson
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2016 by Chatto & Windus, Great Britain"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-321)
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
2015042556
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780374172459
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015042556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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